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
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1895
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1944
109th 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)
90th Driest Driest to Date 1999
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1922
Oct–Dec 1895
3-Month
1.53"
(38.86mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1987
96th 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)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1952
111th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
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
121st Wettest Wettest to Date 1900
Jul–Dec 1895
6-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1976
117th Wettest Wettest to Date 1900
Jun–Dec 1895
7-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1936
100th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
May–Dec 1895
8-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1936
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Ties: 1960
Apr–Dec 1895
9-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
36th Driest Driest to Date 1936
89th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Mar–Dec 1895
10-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1936
96th Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Feb–Dec 1895
11-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1936
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Jan–Dec 1895
12-Month
15.64"
(397.26mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/