Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2017
1-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1902
Feb–Mar 2017
2-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2015 2020
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1902
Jan–Mar 2017
3-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2016 2001
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1902
Ties: 1905, 2012
Dec 2016–Mar 2017
4-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957, 1959
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Nov 2016–Mar 2017
5-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2016 2008
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Oct 2016–Mar 2017
6-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.93"
(23.63mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1991
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009
Sep 2016–Mar 2017
7-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1961
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009
Aug 2016–Mar 2017
8-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2016 1898
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009, 2020
Jul 2016–Mar 2017
9-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2020
Jun 2016–Mar 2017
10-Month
17.22"
(437.39mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
May 2016–Mar 2017
11-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1994
Apr 2016–Mar 2017
12-Month
22.06"
(560.32mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1942
Oct 2015–Mar 2017
18-Month
25.58"
(649.73mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Apr 2015–Mar 2017
24-Month
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
5.02"
(127.50mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1995
Apr 2014–Mar 2017
36-Month
58.51"
(1,486.15mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
6.69"
(169.92mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1996
Apr 2013–Mar 2017
48-Month
80.98"
(2,056.89mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2012
Apr 2012–Mar 2017
60-Month
96.55"
(2,452.37mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2016 1938
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 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/