Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1961
1-Month
0.10"
(2.54mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1942, 1973
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
Ties: 2008
Dec 1960–Jan 1961
2-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1959 1942
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1907
Nov 1960–Jan 1961
3-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1955 1940
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1923
Oct 1960–Jan 1961
4-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1955 2000
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Sep 1960–Jan 1961
5-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1953 2021
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Aug 1960–Jan 1961
6-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1959 1898
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 2004
Jul 1960–Jan 1961
7-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Jun 1960–Jan 1961
8-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
May 1960–Jan 1961
9-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Apr 1960–Jan 1961
10-Month
13.79"
(350.27mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-2.32"
(-58.92mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Mar 1960–Jan 1961
11-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Feb 1960–Jan 1961
12-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Aug 1959–Jan 1961
18-Month
22.38"
(568.45mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1960 1937
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Ties: 1936
Feb 1959–Jan 1961
24-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-4.18"
(-106.18mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1960 1935
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2012
Feb 1958–Jan 1961
36-Month
44.17"
(1,121.92mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-7.64"
(-194.05mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Feb 1957–Jan 1961
48-Month
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-5.98"
(-151.89mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1953
Feb 1956–Jan 1961
60-Month
80.08"
(2,034.03mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/