Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1948 1942, 1973
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1916
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1948 1942
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1907
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1923
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1949 2000
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
5.28"
(134.11mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1949 1953
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
6.28"
(159.51mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1949 1898
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Ties: 1929
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
9.89"
(251.21mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1912
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1994
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1949 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1994
Ties: 1909
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1994
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
15.91"
(404.11mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
16.39"
(416.31mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1935
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
53.12"
(1,349.25mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1948 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
70.55"
(1,791.97mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1949 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2012
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
85.32"
(2,167.13mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/