Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2012
1-Month
0.51"
(12.95mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1902
Ties: 1934, 2019
Feb–Mar 2012
2-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2008 2021
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1902
Ties: 1970
Jan–Mar 2012
3-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2008 2021
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1902
Ties: 1905, 2017
Dec 2011–Mar 2012
4-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2008 2021
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Ties: 1925, 1992
Nov 2011–Mar 2012
5-Month
1.83"
(46.48mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2008 2021
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Oct 2011–Mar 2012
6-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2008 2021
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Ties: 1921
Sep 2011–Mar 2012
7-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2008 2021
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Aug 2011–Mar 2012
8-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2008 2021
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009, 2020
Jul 2011–Mar 2012
9-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2008 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Jun 2011–Mar 2012
10-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
May 2011–Mar 2012
11-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Apr 2011–Mar 2012
12-Month
20.45"
(519.43mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1942
Oct 2010–Mar 2012
18-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2009 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Apr 2010–Mar 2012
24-Month
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
9.57"
(243.07mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2011 1935
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Apr 2009–Mar 2012
36-Month
61.98"
(1,574.29mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
10.16"
(258.06mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1996
Apr 2008–Mar 2012
48-Month
84.12"
(2,136.65mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
15.10"
(383.54mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2011 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Apr 2007–Mar 2012
60-Month
101.67"
(2,582.42mm)
86.27"
(2,191.26mm)
15.40"
(391.16mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1938
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/