Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1898 1942, 1973
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Ties: 1898
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1942
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1907
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1923
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1908 2000
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1999
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1898 2021
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1898
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
5.87"
(149.10mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-5.32"
(-135.13mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
29.70"
(754.38mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
46.73"
(1,186.94mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2012
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
55.64"
(1,413.26mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-13.38"
(-339.85mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
73.85"
(1,875.79mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
-12.43"
(-315.72mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1939 1938
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/