Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1989
1-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1902
Feb–Mar 1989
2-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1988 2020
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1902
Ties: 1954, 1985
Jan–Mar 1989
3-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1988 2001
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1902
Ties: 1997, 2000
Dec 1988–Mar 1989
4-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1988 1957, 1959
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2009
Nov 1988–Mar 1989
5-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1988 2008
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Oct 1988–Mar 1989
6-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1991
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Sep 1988–Mar 1989
7-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1988 1961
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Ties: 1968
Aug 1988–Mar 1989
8-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1988 1898
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009, 2020
Ties: 2013
Jul 1988–Mar 1989
9-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Jun 1988–Mar 1989
10-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2009
May 1988–Mar 1989
11-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1994
Apr 1988–Mar 1989
12-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Oct 1987–Mar 1989
18-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-7.16"
(-181.86mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Apr 1987–Mar 1989
24-Month
27.06"
(687.32mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-7.53"
(-191.27mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1995
Apr 1986–Mar 1989
36-Month
50.24"
(1,276.10mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1996
Apr 1985–Mar 1989
48-Month
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2012
Apr 1984–Mar 1989
60-Month
82.84"
(2,104.14mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1981 1938
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/