Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1998
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1994 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1902
Ties: 1937, 1960
Feb–Mar 1998
2-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2021
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1902
Ties: 1908
Jan–Mar 1998
3-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 2021
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1902
Dec 1997–Mar 1998
4-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1994 2021
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Nov 1997–Mar 1998
5-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1993 2021
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Oct 1997–Mar 1998
6-Month
4.58"
(116.33mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1994 2021
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Sep 1997–Mar 1998
7-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1994 2021
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Aug 1997–Mar 1998
8-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1994 2021
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009, 2020
Ties: 1985
Jul 1997–Mar 1998
9-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1993 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Jun 1997–Mar 1998
10-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
May 1997–Mar 1998
11-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1994
Apr 1997–Mar 1998
12-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1942
Oct 1996–Mar 1998
18-Month
22.42"
(569.47mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Apr 1996–Mar 1998
24-Month
35.19"
(893.83mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1935
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1995
Apr 1995–Mar 1998
36-Month
54.77"
(1,391.16mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1996
Apr 1994–Mar 1998
48-Month
75.81"
(1,925.57mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
6.79"
(172.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Apr 1993–Mar 1998
60-Month
99.17"
(2,518.92mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1938
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/