Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1968 1942, 1973
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Ties: 1918, 1938, 1975, 1984, 1995
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1968 1942
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Ties: 1903, 1968, 1976
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1966 1940
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1923
Ties: 1902
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1966 2000
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1967 2021
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 1898
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1938
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
13.87"
(352.30mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
25.08"
(637.03mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1969 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Ties: 1933
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
35.86"
(910.84mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2012
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
49.80"
(1,264.92mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
67.17"
(1,706.12mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
87.97"
(2,234.44mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1938
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/