Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
0.60"
(15.24mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1952 1944
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2016
Ties: 1946
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1952 1999
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1922
Ties: 1902, 1972
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1987
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1982
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1952
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1918
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1909
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1954
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
19.16"
(486.66mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Ties: 1994
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
48.68"
(1,236.47mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
83.66"
(2,124.96mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1952 1937
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Ties: 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/