Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
0.44"
(11.18mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1935 1942, 1973
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1916
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
0.75"
(19.05mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1935 1942
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1907
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1938 1940
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1923
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1937 2000
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999
Ties: 1915
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1936 1953
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1935 1898
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 2018
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1994
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1994
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1994
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2012
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
41.41"
(1,051.81mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-10.40"
(-264.16mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2012
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
59.62"
(1,514.35mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-9.40"
(-238.76mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2012
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
69.49"
(1,765.05mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
-16.79"
(-426.46mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1938
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/