Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1980
1-Month
0.38"
(9.65mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1902
Ties: 1906, 1912, 1918, 1939
Feb–Mar 1980
2-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1978 2021
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1902
Ties: 1964
Jan–Mar 1980
3-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1978 2021
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1902
Dec 1979–Mar 1980
4-Month
1.79"
(45.47mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1965 2021
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Ties: 1941
Nov 1979–Mar 1980
5-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1964 2021
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Oct 1979–Mar 1980
6-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1965 2021
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Ties: 1937, 2002
Sep 1979–Mar 1980
7-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Aug 1979–Mar 1980
8-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009, 2020
Jul 1979–Mar 1980
9-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Jun 1979–Mar 1980
10-Month
10.02"
(254.51mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
May 1979–Mar 1980
11-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1994
Apr 1979–Mar 1980
12-Month
13.65"
(346.71mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1942
Oct 1978–Mar 1980
18-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Apr 1978–Mar 1980
24-Month
33.00"
(838.20mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1995
Apr 1977–Mar 1980
36-Month
53.25"
(1,352.55mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1979 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
Apr 1976–Mar 1980
48-Month
65.50"
(1,663.70mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Apr 1975–Mar 1980
60-Month
86.38"
(2,194.05mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1938
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/