Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1962 1944
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1900, 1908
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1999
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1922
Ties: 1973
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1987
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1982
Ties: 1997
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1969 1952
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
1.87"
(47.49mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
1.72"
(43.68mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
26.67"
(677.42mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
35.96"
(913.38mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
54.89"
(1,394.21mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
69.32"
(1,760.73mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
86.02"
(2,184.91mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/