Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1944
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2016
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1957 1999
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1922
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1958 1987
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1982
Ties: 1927
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1926, 1946
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1937
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
15.53"
(394.46mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
23.13"
(587.50mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Ties: 1938
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
29.55"
(750.57mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
48.46"
(1,230.88mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-3.46"
(-87.89mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
65.87"
(1,673.10mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
83.09"
(2,110.49mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
-3.27"
(-83.05mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1952 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/