Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
0.25"
(6.35mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1961 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1902
Ties: 1957, 1961
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1978 2020
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1902
Ties: 1926, 1959
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 2001
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1902
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 1957, 1959
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1985 2008
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009
Ties: 1974
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1984 1991
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1984 1961
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1985 1898
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009, 2020
Ties: 1997
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Ties: 1910
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1994
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1942
Ties: 2002
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
21.85"
(554.99mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 2005
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
32.60"
(828.04mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1935
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1995
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
47.95"
(1,217.93mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1996
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
68.77"
(1,746.76mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2012
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
87.48"
(2,221.99mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1985 1938
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/