Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1897
1-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1902
Feb–Mar 1897
2-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1896 2021
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1902
Jan–Mar 1897
3-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1896 2021
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1902
Dec 1896–Mar 1897
4-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1896 2021
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Nov 1896–Mar 1897
5-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1896 2021
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Oct 1896–Mar 1897
6-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1896 2021
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Sep 1896–Mar 1897
7-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1896 2021
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Aug 1896–Mar 1897
8-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1896 2021
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009, 2020
Jul 1896–Mar 1897
9-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1896–Mar 1897
10-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
May 1896–Mar 1897
11-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Apr 1896–Mar 1897
12-Month
23.29"
(591.57mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
5.98"
(151.90mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1942
Oct 1895–Mar 1897
18-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
6.16"
(156.47mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1897 1937
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Apr 1895–Mar 1897
24-Month
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
5.57"
(141.47mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1897 1935
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/