Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1902
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 2020
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1902
Ties: 2019
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1902
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957, 1959
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Ties: 1923
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 2008
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2009
Ties: 1927
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1991
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2009
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1961
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1898
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009, 2020
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
3.12"
(79.24mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1994
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1942
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
24.10"
(612.14mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
39.48"
(1,002.79mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1935
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1995
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
75.55"
(1,918.97mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2012
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
89.36"
(2,269.74mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1938
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/