Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1902
Ties: 2010
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1986 2020
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1902
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1986 2001
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1902
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957, 1959
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 2008
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Ties: 1940
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1991
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1961
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
5.48"
(139.19mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1980 1898
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009, 2020
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
12.09"
(307.09mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Ties: 1903
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1994
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1942
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
38.37"
(974.60mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1995
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
55.48"
(1,409.19mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1996
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
70.97"
(1,802.64mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
86.32"
(2,192.53mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1938
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/