Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2016
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1999
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1922
Ties: 1902, 1953
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1969 1987
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1982
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1952
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1983
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1918
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
14.44"
(366.78mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
16.37"
(415.80mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1946
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
56.49"
(1,434.85mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
73.39"
(1,864.11mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
92.32"
(2,344.93mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
5.96"
(151.39mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/