Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1997
1-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1994 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1902
Feb–Mar 1997
2-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1994 2020
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1902
Jan–Mar 1997
3-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1994 2001
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1902
Ties: 1989, 2000
Dec 1996–Mar 1997
4-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957, 1959
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2009
Ties: 1949
Nov 1996–Mar 1997
5-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 2008
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Oct 1996–Mar 1997
6-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1991
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2009
Sep 1996–Mar 1997
7-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1961
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2009
Aug 1996–Mar 1997
8-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1898
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2009, 2020
Ties: 1986
Jul 1996–Mar 1997
9-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1993 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Jun 1996–Mar 1997
10-Month
15.24"
(387.10mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
May 1996–Mar 1997
11-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1994
Apr 1996–Mar 1997
12-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1942
Oct 1995–Mar 1997
18-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Apr 1995–Mar 1997
24-Month
37.87"
(961.90mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1993 1935
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Apr 1994–Mar 1997
36-Month
58.91"
(1,496.31mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
7.09"
(180.08mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Apr 1993–Mar 1997
48-Month
82.27"
(2,089.66mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
13.25"
(336.55mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2012
Apr 1992–Mar 1997
60-Month
96.80"
(2,458.72mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
10.53"
(267.46mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1995 1938
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/