Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1895
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1944
110th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Ties: 1979, 1999
Nov–Dec 1895
2-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
91st Driest Driest to Date 1999
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1922
Oct–Dec 1895
3-Month
1.53"
(38.86mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1987
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
Ties: 1912, 2001
Sep–Dec 1895
4-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1952
112th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1990
Aug–Dec 1895
5-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1976
123rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul–Dec 1895
6-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1976
119th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun–Dec 1895
7-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1936
101st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May–Dec 1895
8-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1936
95th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1960
Apr–Dec 1895
9-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1936
90th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar–Dec 1895
10-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1936
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Dec 1895
11-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1936
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Dec 1895
12-Month
15.64"
(397.26mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/