Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1917
1-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1915 1944
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Nov–Dec 1917
2-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1913 1999
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1922
Oct–Dec 1917
3-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1912 1987
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1982
Ties: 1904, 1945
Sep–Dec 1917
4-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1907 1952
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Aug–Dec 1917
5-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul–Dec 1917
6-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-3.41"
(-86.62mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1976
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun–Dec 1917
7-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
May–Dec 1917
8-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-6.76"
(-171.71mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Apr–Dec 1917
9-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-6.47"
(-164.34mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Mar–Dec 1917
10-Month
9.55"
(242.57mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-6.84"
(-173.74mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Feb–Dec 1917
11-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-6.63"
(-168.40mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan–Dec 1917
12-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-6.29"
(-159.77mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul 1916–Dec 1917
18-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-5.32"
(-135.13mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Jan 1916–Dec 1917
24-Month
31.30"
(795.02mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Jan 1915–Dec 1917
36-Month
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Ties: 1978
Jan 1914–Dec 1917
48-Month
70.68"
(1,795.27mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Jan 1913–Dec 1917
60-Month
85.25"
(2,165.35mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1913 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/