Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1948 1942, 1973
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Ties: 1945
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
0.60"
(15.24mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1942
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1907
Ties: 1914
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1923
Ties: 1973
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2000
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1999
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2021
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1898
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-5.36"
(-136.14mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-5.47"
(-138.93mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
20.37"
(517.40mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
28.62"
(726.95mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-5.97"
(-151.64mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
46.65"
(1,184.91mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-5.16"
(-131.06mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-5.98"
(-151.89mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Ties: 1961
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
81.41"
(2,067.81mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/