Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1938
1-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1936 1987
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1986
Mar–Apr 1938
2-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1926
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Feb–Apr 1938
3-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1936 1926
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Ties: 1895
Jan–Apr 1938
4-Month
2.87"
(72.90mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1896
Dec 1937–Apr 1938
5-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1936 1959
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1896
Nov 1937–Apr 1938
6-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1936 1926
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1896
Oct 1937–Apr 1938
7-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1937 1988
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2009
Sep 1937–Apr 1938
8-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1988
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2009
Aug 1937–Apr 1938
9-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2009
Jul 1937–Apr 1938
10-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
11.61"
(294.89mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Jun 1937–Apr 1938
11-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
15.01"
(381.25mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2009
May 1937–Apr 1938
12-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
17.32"
(439.93mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011
Nov 1936–Apr 1938
18-Month
20.86"
(529.84mm)
21.47"
(545.34mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011
May 1936–Apr 1938
24-Month
26.38"
(670.05mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-8.21"
(-208.54mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
May 1935–Apr 1938
36-Month
43.23"
(1,098.04mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
-8.59"
(-218.19mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2011
May 1934–Apr 1938
48-Month
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
69.03"
(1,753.36mm)
-13.66"
(-346.96mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2012
May 1933–Apr 1938
60-Month
67.45"
(1,713.23mm)
86.25"
(2,190.75mm)
-18.80"
(-477.52mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1938
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on October 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/