Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
0.65"
(16.51mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 2018
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1999
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1922
Ties: 1970
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1987
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1982
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1952
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1904
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
16.80"
(426.72mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
25.30"
(642.62mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
34.39"
(873.51mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
54.23"
(1,377.44mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
73.29"
(1,861.57mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
90.19"
(2,290.83mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/