Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1971
1-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1952
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
Sep–Oct 1971
2-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
3.38"
(85.86mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug–Oct 1971
3-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jul–Oct 1971
4-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun–Oct 1971
5-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
May–Oct 1971
6-Month
15.65"
(397.51mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1928
Apr–Oct 1971
7-Month
17.29"
(439.17mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Mar–Oct 1971
8-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
15.28"
(388.11mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1941
Feb–Oct 1971
9-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1994
Jan–Oct 1971
10-Month
19.09"
(484.89mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Dec 1970–Oct 1971
11-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Nov 1970–Oct 1971
12-Month
20.42"
(518.67mm)
17.32"
(439.93mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1970–Oct 1971
18-Month
33.44"
(849.38mm)
30.48"
(774.19mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Nov 1969–Oct 1971
24-Month
38.96"
(989.58mm)
34.64"
(879.86mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Ties: 1987
Nov 1968–Oct 1971
36-Month
56.26"
(1,429.00mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Nov 1967–Oct 1971
48-Month
74.94"
(1,903.48mm)
69.12"
(1,755.65mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Nov 1966–Oct 1971
60-Month
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
86.34"
(2,193.04mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/