Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1902
Ties: 1949
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2001 2021
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1902
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2001 2021
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1902
Ties: 1909
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
1.38"
(35.05mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2001 2021
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2009
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1991 2021
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2009
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1991 2021
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2009
Ties: 1937, 1980
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
3.69"
(93.73mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1991 2021
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2009
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
13.48"
(342.39mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2009
Ties: 1928
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1994
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1942
Ties: 1986
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
22.25"
(565.15mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
37.14"
(943.36mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1998 1935
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1995
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
57.79"
(1,467.87mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1999 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
78.38"
(1,990.85mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
95.28"
(2,420.11mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
9.01"
(228.85mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 1938
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/