Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1902
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 2021
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1902
Ties: 1952
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1965 2021
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1902
Ties: 1924
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1965 2021
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Ties: 1921
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1965 2021
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Ties: 1965, 1992
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1966 2021
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1970 2021
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 2021
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009, 2020
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Ties: 1962
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1994
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1942
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
22.99"
(583.95mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
36.81"
(934.97mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1935
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1995
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
56.16"
(1,426.46mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1996
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2012
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
92.23"
(2,342.64mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1938
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/