Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1981
1-Month
0.37"
(9.40mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1902
Ties: 1917, 1969, 1991
Feb–Mar 1981
2-Month
0.75"
(19.05mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1978 2020
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1902
Jan–Mar 1981
3-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1978 2001
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1902
Dec 1980–Mar 1981
4-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957, 1959
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009
Ties: 1960
Nov 1980–Mar 1981
5-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1964 2008
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009
Oct 1980–Mar 1981
6-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1991
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Ties: 1917, 1960, 1971, 1974
Sep 1980–Mar 1981
7-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 1961
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Aug 1980–Mar 1981
8-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1980 1898
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2009, 2020
Jul 1980–Mar 1981
9-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Jun 1980–Mar 1981
10-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2009
May 1980–Mar 1981
11-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1994
Apr 1980–Mar 1981
12-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1942
Oct 1979–Mar 1981
18-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Apr 1979–Mar 1981
24-Month
29.92"
(759.97mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1962 1935
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1995
Apr 1978–Mar 1981
36-Month
49.27"
(1,251.46mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1996
Apr 1977–Mar 1981
48-Month
69.52"
(1,765.81mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Apr 1976–Mar 1981
60-Month
81.77"
(2,076.96mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1963 1938
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/