Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1947
1-Month
0.44"
(11.18mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 1911, 2012
Nov–Dec 1947
2-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1946 1999
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1922
Ties: 1985, 1988
Oct–Dec 1947
3-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1945 1987
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1982
Sep–Dec 1947
4-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 1952
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2008
Aug–Dec 1947
5-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1900
Jul–Dec 1947
6-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1900
Jun–Dec 1947
7-Month
14.51"
(368.55mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
May–Dec 1947
8-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Ties: 1978
Apr–Dec 1947
9-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Ties: 1922
Mar–Dec 1947
10-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1941
Feb–Dec 1947
11-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2013
Jan–Dec 1947
12-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
0.97"
(24.63mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2010
Jul 1946–Dec 1947
18-Month
28.06"
(712.72mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2011
Jan 1946–Dec 1947
24-Month
35.58"
(903.73mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jan 1945–Dec 1947
36-Month
50.57"
(1,284.48mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Jan 1944–Dec 1947
48-Month
71.98"
(1,828.29mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Jan 1943–Dec 1947
60-Month
90.51"
(2,298.95mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/