Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 1952
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1982
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
15.28"
(388.11mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1941
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
17.32"
(439.93mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
33.02"
(838.71mm)
30.48"
(774.19mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1904
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
37.79"
(959.87mm)
34.64"
(879.86mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
56.33"
(1,430.78mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
73.63"
(1,870.20mm)
69.12"
(1,755.65mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
92.31"
(2,344.67mm)
86.34"
(2,193.04mm)
5.97"
(151.63mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/