Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1985
1-Month
0.94"
(23.88mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1902
Ties: 1979
Feb–Mar 1985
2-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1981 2020
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1902
Ties: 1954, 1989
Jan–Mar 1985
3-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1981 2001
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1902
Dec 1984–Mar 1985
4-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957, 1959
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009
Nov 1984–Mar 1985
5-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1981 2008
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009
Ties: 1933, 1968
Oct 1984–Mar 1985
6-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1984 1991
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Sep 1984–Mar 1985
7-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1984 1961
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Aug 1984–Mar 1985
8-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1898
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009, 2020
Ties: 1998
Jul 1984–Mar 1985
9-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Jun 1984–Mar 1985
10-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009
May 1984–Mar 1985
11-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1994
Apr 1984–Mar 1985
12-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-1.82"
(-46.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1942
Oct 1983–Mar 1985
18-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1946
Apr 1983–Mar 1985
24-Month
30.84"
(783.34mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1981 1935
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1995
Apr 1982–Mar 1985
36-Month
51.66"
(1,312.16mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1996
Apr 1981–Mar 1985
48-Month
70.37"
(1,787.40mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1983 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2012
Apr 1980–Mar 1985
60-Month
86.64"
(2,200.66mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1984 1938
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/