Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1898 1942, 1973
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
Ties: 1915, 1930
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1898 1942
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1907
Ties: 1998
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1940
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1923
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1898 2000
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1999
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1898 2021
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Ties: 1909
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1898 1898
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1898 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
13.90"
(353.06mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1898 1937
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1898 1937
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
16.03"
(407.16mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1898 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1898 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
19.57"
(497.08mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
31.48"
(799.59mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1935
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2012
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
54.02"
(1,372.11mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Ties: 2003
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
69.86"
(1,774.44mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 1937
74th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/