Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1942, 1973
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1916
Ties: 1923, 1951
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1966 1942
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1907
Ties: 1984
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1940
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1923
Ties: 1918
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
2.13"
(54.11mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 2000
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 2021
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1898
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1912
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
15.24"
(387.10mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2020
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
16.97"
(431.04mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
18.61"
(472.69mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
25.44"
(646.18mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
38.98"
(990.09mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1935
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1979
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
55.14"
(1,400.56mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
3.33"
(84.59mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
74.84"
(1,900.94mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2012
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
88.78"
(2,255.01mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1938
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/