Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1962 1944
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1923, 2001
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
0.75"
(19.05mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 1999
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1922
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1970 1987
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1970 1952
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
16.40"
(416.56mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
18.04"
(458.22mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
18.81"
(477.77mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
19.05"
(483.87mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
27.94"
(709.68mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
38.90"
(988.06mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
74.73"
(1,898.14mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
5.59"
(141.98mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
89.16"
(2,264.66mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/