Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1898
1-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1942, 1973
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
Ties: 1940
Dec 1897–Jan 1898
2-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1942
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1907
Nov 1897–Jan 1898
3-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1940
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1923
Oct 1897–Jan 1898
4-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 2000
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1999
Sep 1897–Jan 1898
5-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2021
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1897–Jan 1898
6-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1898
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Jul 1897–Jan 1898
7-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Jun 1897–Jan 1898
8-Month
10.49"
(266.45mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1937
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
May 1897–Jan 1898
9-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-3.53"
(-89.67mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1937
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Apr 1897–Jan 1898
10-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-3.62"
(-91.94mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Mar 1897–Jan 1898
11-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1897–Jan 1898
12-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-2.37"
(-60.19mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1937
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1896–Jan 1898
18-Month
21.90"
(556.26mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Feb 1896–Jan 1898
24-Month
37.48"
(951.99mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
87th Driest Driest to Date 1935
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2012
Feb 1895–Jan 1898
36-Month
53.32"
(1,354.33mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
64th Driest Driest to Date 1937
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/