Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1903
1-Month
0.60"
(15.24mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1942, 1973
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
Ties: 2005
Dec 1902–Jan 1903
2-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1902 1942
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 1907
Ties: 1968, 1970, 1976
Nov 1902–Jan 1903
3-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1902 1940
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1923
Oct 1902–Jan 1903
4-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1902 2000
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1999
Sep 1902–Jan 1903
5-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1900 2021
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Aug 1902–Jan 1903
6-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1898 1898
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Jul 1902–Jan 1903
7-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Jun 1902–Jan 1903
8-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
May 1902–Jan 1903
9-Month
14.42"
(366.27mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Apr 1902–Jan 1903
10-Month
15.38"
(390.65mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Ties: 1926
Mar 1902–Jan 1903
11-Month
17.69"
(449.33mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2020
Ties: 1951
Feb 1902–Jan 1903
12-Month
18.69"
(474.73mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
1.38"
(35.06mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1901–Jan 1903
18-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1901 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2011
Feb 1901–Jan 1903
24-Month
36.96"
(938.78mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1902 1935
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2012
Feb 1900–Jan 1903
36-Month
54.96"
(1,395.98mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1902 1937
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1899–Jan 1903
48-Month
71.32"
(1,811.53mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1902 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1898–Jan 1903
60-Month
87.86"
(2,231.64mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1902 1938
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/