Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1901
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1942, 1973
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1916
Ties: 1924, 1978
Dec 1900–Jan 1901
2-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1899 1942
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1907
Nov 1900–Jan 1901
3-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1900 1940
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1923
Ties: 1905
Oct 1900–Jan 1901
4-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1900 2000
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1999
Sep 1900–Jan 1901
5-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1900 2021
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 1900–Jan 1901
6-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 1898
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jul 1900–Jan 1901
7-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1900–Jan 1901
8-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 1900–Jan 1901
9-Month
15.70"
(398.78mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Apr 1900–Jan 1901
10-Month
16.41"
(416.81mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Ties: 1944
Mar 1900–Jan 1901
11-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1900–Jan 1901
12-Month
18.00"
(457.20mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1899–Jan 1901
18-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Feb 1899–Jan 1901
24-Month
34.36"
(872.74mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1900 1935
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1963
Feb 1898–Jan 1901
36-Month
50.90"
(1,292.86mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2012
Feb 1897–Jan 1901
48-Month
65.84"
(1,672.34mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2012
Feb 1896–Jan 1901
60-Month
88.38"
(2,244.85mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1900 1938
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/