Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1958 1929, 1933
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1900
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1993
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1936 1929
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1993
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1993
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1993
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1993
Ties: 2006
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-3.04"
(-77.21mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1993
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-3.29"
(-83.56mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1993
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
10.49"
(266.45mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
-3.52"
(-89.40mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1993
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
11.96"
(303.78mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1993
Ties: 1976
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1999
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
13.36"
(339.34mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
22.95"
(582.93mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
-6.93"
(-176.02mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
28.54"
(724.92mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-6.11"
(-155.19mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
46.06"
(1,169.92mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
-5.84"
(-148.34mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1938 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
63.69"
(1,617.73mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
-5.41"
(-137.41mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
81.44"
(2,068.58mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/