Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1942, 1973
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1916
Ties: 1901, 1924
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1942
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1923
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 2000
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Ties: 1995
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1898
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2020
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2020
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
19.63"
(498.60mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
20.99"
(533.15mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
3.68"
(93.48mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
24.15"
(613.41mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
33.14"
(841.76mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1975 1935
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1908
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
54.61"
(1,387.09mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2012
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
70.41"
(1,788.41mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
87.43"
(2,220.72mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1938
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012

Citing This Page

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