Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2016
1-Month
0.53"
(13.46mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1902
Ties: 1951
Feb–Mar 2016
2-Month
0.92"
(23.37mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2015 2020
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1902
Ties: 1907
Jan–Mar 2016
3-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2014 2001
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1902
Ties: 1947
Dec 2015–Mar 2016
4-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1957, 1959
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009
Ties: 1934
Nov 2015–Mar 2016
5-Month
2.20"
(55.88mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2009
Oct 2015–Mar 2016
6-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2015 1991
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009
Ties: 1936, 1994
Sep 2015–Mar 2016
7-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2015 1961
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009
Ties: 1910, 2000
Aug 2015–Mar 2016
8-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2013 1898
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009, 2020
Jul 2015–Mar 2016
9-Month
9.33"
(236.98mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2020
Jun 2015–Mar 2016
10-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
May 2015–Mar 2016
11-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1994
Apr 2015–Mar 2016
12-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1942
Ties: 1944, 2008
Oct 2014–Mar 2016
18-Month
20.02"
(508.51mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Apr 2014–Mar 2016
24-Month
36.45"
(925.83mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2013 1935
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1995
Apr 2013–Mar 2016
36-Month
58.92"
(1,496.57mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1996
Apr 2012–Mar 2016
48-Month
74.49"
(1,892.05mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2012
Apr 2011–Mar 2016
60-Month
94.94"
(2,411.48mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
8.67"
(220.22mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2010 1938
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/