Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1990
1-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1989 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1902
Ties: 1996
Feb–Mar 1990
2-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1989 2020
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1902
Ties: 1920, 1944
Jan–Mar 1990
3-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1986 2001
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1902
Ties: 2003
Dec 1989–Mar 1990
4-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957, 1959
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2009
Ties: 1955, 1965, 2020
Nov 1989–Mar 1990
5-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1988 2008
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2009
Oct 1989–Mar 1990
6-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1991
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2009
Sep 1989–Mar 1990
7-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1988 1961
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2009
Aug 1989–Mar 1990
8-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1898
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2009, 2020
Jul 1989–Mar 1990
9-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Jun 1989–Mar 1990
10-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2009
May 1989–Mar 1990
11-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-4.03"
(-102.37mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1994
Apr 1989–Mar 1990
12-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1942
Oct 1988–Mar 1990
18-Month
17.43"
(442.72mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Apr 1988–Mar 1990
24-Month
25.53"
(648.46mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-9.06"
(-230.13mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1995
Apr 1987–Mar 1990
36-Month
40.72"
(1,034.29mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
-11.10"
(-281.94mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1996
Apr 1986–Mar 1990
48-Month
63.90"
(1,623.06mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-5.12"
(-130.05mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2012
Apr 1985–Mar 1990
60-Month
81.01"
(2,057.65mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
-5.26"
(-133.61mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1963 1938
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/