Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
0.33"
(8.38mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1944
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2016
Ties: 1920, 1928, 1994
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1999
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1922
Ties: 1936, 1962, 1989
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1987
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1982
Ties: 1910, 1935
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1952
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
23.48"
(596.39mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
38.18"
(969.77mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
95th Driest Driest to Date 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
53.82"
(1,367.03mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
68th Driest Driest to Date 1936
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/