Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1902
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2020
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1902
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 2001
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1902
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957, 1959
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 2008
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009
Ties: 1949
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1986 1991
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1961
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 1898
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009, 2020
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1994
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1942
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
27.48"
(697.99mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1995
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
55.78"
(1,416.81mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1996
Ties: 1999
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
71.13"
(1,806.70mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1902
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
91.95"
(2,335.53mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1938
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/