Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 1942, 1973
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Ties: 1933, 2010
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1942
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
Ties: 1951, 2020
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1940
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1923
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 2000
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999
Ties: 2005
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 2021
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1970 1898
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 2012
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
19.05"
(483.87mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
19.36"
(491.74mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
23.83"
(605.28mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
35.52"
(902.21mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
3.41"
(86.62mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2012
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
69.16"
(1,756.66mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
86.53"
(2,197.86mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1965 1938
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/