Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2019
1-Month
0.51"
(12.95mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1902
Ties: 1934, 2012
Feb–Mar 2019
2-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2017 2020
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1902
Ties: 1972
Jan–Mar 2019
3-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2017 2001
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1902
Dec 2018–Mar 2019
4-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957, 1959
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Nov 2018–Mar 2019
5-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2018 2008
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Oct 2018–Mar 2019
6-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 1991
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Sep 2018–Mar 2019
7-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2018 1961
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Aug 2018–Mar 2019
8-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1898
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2009, 2020
Ties: 1928, 2006
Jul 2018–Mar 2019
9-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Jun 2018–Mar 2019
10-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
May 2018–Mar 2019
11-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1994
Apr 2018–Mar 2019
12-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1942
Oct 2017–Mar 2019
18-Month
20.67"
(525.02mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Ties: 1975
Apr 2017–Mar 2019
24-Month
31.35"
(796.29mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1991 1935
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1995
Apr 2016–Mar 2019
36-Month
53.41"
(1,356.61mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1996
Apr 2015–Mar 2019
48-Month
70.96"
(1,802.38mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1937
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2012
Apr 2014–Mar 2019
60-Month
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2008 1938
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 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/