Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1900
1-Month
0.22"
(5.59mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1898 1942, 1973
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1916
Ties: 1934, 1990, 2016
Dec 1899–Jan 1900
2-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1899 1942
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1907
Nov 1899–Jan 1900
3-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1899 1940
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1923
Oct 1899–Jan 1900
4-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1898 2000
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1999
Ties: 1935
Sep 1899–Jan 1900
5-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1898 2021
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2020
Aug 1899–Jan 1900
6-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1898 1898
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2020
Jul 1899–Jan 1900
7-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2020
Ties: 1930
Jun 1899–Jan 1900
8-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1898 1937
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2020
Ties: 1959
May 1899–Jan 1900
9-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Apr 1899–Jan 1900
10-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Mar 1899–Jan 1900
11-Month
16.14"
(409.96mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1899–Jan 1900
12-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1898 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2020
Aug 1898–Jan 1900
18-Month
22.25"
(565.15mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Feb 1898–Jan 1900
24-Month
32.90"
(835.66mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1899 1935
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2012
Feb 1897–Jan 1900
36-Month
47.84"
(1,215.14mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-3.97"
(-100.83mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2012
Feb 1896–Jan 1900
48-Month
70.38"
(1,787.65mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
66th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1895–Jan 1900
60-Month
86.22"
(2,189.99mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 1938
79th 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 July 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/