Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1973 1942, 1973
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1916
Ties: 1964
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1973 1942
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1907
Ties: 1941, 1962, 1977
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1973 1940
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1923
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1973 2000
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Ties: 1969
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1973 1953
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1898
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
10.05"
(255.27mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2017
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1994
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1994
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1994
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
23.26"
(590.80mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1937
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
34.13"
(866.90mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2012
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
53.75"
(1,365.25mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2012
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
73.11"
(1,856.99mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
4.09"
(103.88mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2012
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 1938
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/