Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
0.09"
(2.29mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1942 1942, 1973
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1916
Ties: 1942
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1907
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1964 1940
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1923
Ties: 1953
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1966 2000
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2021
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Ties: 1943, 1954
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1898
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
15.59"
(395.99mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
25.35"
(643.89mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
36.73"
(932.94mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1935
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1949
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
56.09"
(1,424.69mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
4.28"
(108.72mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2012
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
72.25"
(1,835.15mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2012
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
91.95"
(2,335.53mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1938
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/