Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2021
1-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1902
Feb–Mar 2021
2-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
128th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1902
Jan–Mar 2021
3-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
128th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1902
Dec 2020–Mar 2021
4-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2009
Nov 2020–Mar 2021
5-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2009
Oct 2020–Mar 2021
6-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2009
Sep 2020–Mar 2021
7-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2009
Aug 2020–Mar 2021
8-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2009, 2020
Jul 2020–Mar 2021
9-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Ties: 1990
Jun 2020–Mar 2021
10-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2009
May 2020–Mar 2021
11-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1994
Apr 2020–Mar 2021
12-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-4.64"
(-117.85mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1942
Oct 2019–Mar 2021
18-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Apr 2019–Mar 2021
24-Month
35.91"
(912.11mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2019 1935
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Apr 2018–Mar 2021
36-Month
53.65"
(1,362.71mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1996
Ties: 1928
Apr 2017–Mar 2021
48-Month
67.26"
(1,708.40mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2012
Apr 2016–Mar 2021
60-Month
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1938
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/