Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2018
1-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1902
Feb–Mar 2018
2-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2017 2020
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1902
Ties: 1943, 1982
Jan–Mar 2018
3-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2017 2001
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1902
Ties: 1956
Dec 2017–Mar 2018
4-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957, 1959
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Ties: 1966
Nov 2017–Mar 2018
5-Month
2.68"
(68.07mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2016 2008
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Oct 2017–Mar 2018
6-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2015 1991
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Ties: 1915, 1934
Sep 2017–Mar 2018
7-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1961
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Aug 2017–Mar 2018
8-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2016 1898
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009, 2020
Jul 2017–Mar 2018
9-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Jun 2017–Mar 2018
10-Month
11.63"
(295.40mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
May 2017–Mar 2018
11-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1994
Apr 2017–Mar 2018
12-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Oct 2016–Mar 2018
18-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Apr 2016–Mar 2018
24-Month
35.67"
(906.02mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2008 1935
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1995
Apr 2015–Mar 2018
36-Month
53.22"
(1,351.79mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1996
Apr 2014–Mar 2018
48-Month
72.12"
(1,831.85mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2012
Apr 2013–Mar 2018
60-Month
94.59"
(2,402.59mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1938
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/