Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2020
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1902
Feb–Mar 2020
2-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2020
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1902
Jan–Mar 2020
3-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2001 2001
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1902
Dec 2019–Mar 2020
4-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957, 1959
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2009
Ties: 1955, 1965, 1990
Nov 2019–Mar 2020
5-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2009
Oct 2019–Mar 2020
6-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2018 1991
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2009
Sep 2019–Mar 2020
7-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1961
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Aug 2019–Mar 2020
8-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1898
1st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009, 2020
Ties: 2009
Jul 2019–Mar 2020
9-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2019–Mar 2020
10-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
May 2019–Mar 2020
11-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Apr 2019–Mar 2020
12-Month
23.24"
(590.30mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
5.93"
(150.63mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Oct 2018–Mar 2020
18-Month
27.99"
(710.95mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
6.81"
(172.98mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Apr 2018–Mar 2020
24-Month
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
6.39"
(162.30mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 1935
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1995
Apr 2017–Mar 2020
36-Month
54.59"
(1,386.59mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1996
Apr 2016–Mar 2020
48-Month
76.65"
(1,946.91mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2012
Apr 2015–Mar 2020
60-Month
94.20"
(2,392.68mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2019 1938
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/