Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 1942, 1973
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1916
Ties: 1935, 1955, 1986, 2019
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
0.86"
(21.84mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1942
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1907
Ties: 1975
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1940
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1923
Ties: 1986
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
0.68"
(17.28mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1946 2000
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
4.81"
(122.17mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1953
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1946 1898
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1901
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1946 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1994
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
16.09"
(408.69mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1994
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1994
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Ties: 1904
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
35.79"
(909.07mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1935
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
50.56"
(1,284.22mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2012
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
72.03"
(1,829.56mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1942 1938
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/