Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1944
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1910
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1939 1999
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1922
Ties: 1981
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1939 1987
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1982
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2019
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2019
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1932
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
16.09"
(408.69mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
17.64"
(448.06mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
23.51"
(597.15mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
32.31"
(820.67mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Ties: 1979
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
47.83"
(1,214.88mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
65.05"
(1,652.27mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
73.86"
(1,876.04mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
-12.50"
(-317.50mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/