Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 1944
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2016
Ties: 1912, 1921, 1981
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1999
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1922
Ties: 2005
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1955 1987
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1982
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2008
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1900
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1900
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1941
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
16.50"
(419.10mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1941
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2013
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
17.41"
(442.21mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
34.63"
(879.60mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1953 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
53.23"
(1,352.04mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
73.15"
(1,858.01mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
85.26"
(2,165.60mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1937
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/