Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1949
1-Month
1.13"
(28.70mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1942, 1973
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Dec 1948–Jan 1949
2-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 1942
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1907
Nov 1948–Jan 1949
3-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1923
Oct 1948–Jan 1949
4-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1948 2000
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1999
Sep 1948–Jan 1949
5-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1946 1953
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Ties: 1941
Aug 1948–Jan 1949
6-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1946 1898
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Jul 1948–Jan 1949
7-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2017
Jun 1948–Jan 1949
8-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
0.82"
(20.82mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1994
May 1948–Jan 1949
9-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1994
Apr 1948–Jan 1949
10-Month
16.88"
(428.75mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1994
Mar 1948–Jan 1949
11-Month
17.36"
(440.94mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Ties: 1986
Feb 1948–Jan 1949
12-Month
18.37"
(466.60mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1948 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Aug 1947–Jan 1949
18-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb 1947–Jan 1949
24-Month
36.73"
(932.94mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1948 1935
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1973
Feb 1946–Jan 1949
36-Month
54.16"
(1,375.66mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1937
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Feb 1945–Jan 1949
48-Month
68.93"
(1,750.82mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2012
Feb 1944–Jan 1949
60-Month
90.40"
(2,296.16mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1938
39th 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 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/