Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1961 1930
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1902
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1965 2021
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1902
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
0.86"
(21.84mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1957 2021
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1902
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1965 2021
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2020
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1994
Ties: 1966
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
20.25"
(514.35mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1942
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
22.95"
(582.93mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1935
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1995
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
53.38"
(1,355.85mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1996
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
70.08"
(1,780.03mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
86.96"
(2,208.78mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1938
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/