Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929, 1933
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1970 1929
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1993
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Ties: 1922, 1940
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
14.42"
(366.27mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1999
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
20.92"
(531.37mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
32.89"
(835.41mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
3.01"
(76.46mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
38.17"
(969.52mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
55.91"
(1,420.11mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
73.60"
(1,869.44mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2012
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
92.80"
(2,357.12mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/