Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1933 1929, 1933
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1900
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1929
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
5.67"
(144.02mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-4.79"
(-121.66mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Ties: 1917
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-5.24"
(-133.10mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-7.01"
(-178.05mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
28.70"
(728.98mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
42.06"
(1,068.32mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
-9.84"
(-249.94mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1938 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
57.24"
(1,453.90mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
-11.86"
(-301.24mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
74.76"
(1,898.90mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
-11.54"
(-293.12mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/