Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1951
1-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1948 1942, 1973
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1916
Ties: 1923, 1972
Dec 1950–Jan 1951
2-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1942
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1907
Ties: 1971, 2020
Nov 1950–Jan 1951
3-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1940
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1923
Ties: 1922, 1965, 1967
Oct 1950–Jan 1951
4-Month
2.27"
(57.66mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1946 2000
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Ties: 1975
Sep 1950–Jan 1951
5-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1949 2021
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Aug 1950–Jan 1951
6-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1950 1898
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Jul 1950–Jan 1951
7-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1946 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1962
Jun 1950–Jan 1951
8-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
May 1950–Jan 1951
9-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Apr 1950–Jan 1951
10-Month
16.26"
(413.00mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1950 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Mar 1950–Jan 1951
11-Month
17.69"
(449.33mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1950 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Ties: 1903
Feb 1950–Jan 1951
12-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1950 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Aug 1949–Jan 1951
18-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1950 1937
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011
Feb 1949–Jan 1951
24-Month
34.42"
(874.27mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1935
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012
Feb 1948–Jan 1951
36-Month
52.79"
(1,340.87mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1948 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012
Feb 1947–Jan 1951
48-Month
71.15"
(1,807.21mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1950 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2012
Feb 1946–Jan 1951
60-Month
88.58"
(2,249.93mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1950 1938
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/