Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1978 1942, 1973
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1916
Ties: 2013
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1975 1942
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1907
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1923
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2000
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1953
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2009
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1898
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1901
Ties: 2019
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1994
Ties: 1943
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
16.01"
(406.65mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1994
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1994
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
17.64"
(448.06mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.68"
(17.28mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
28.25"
(717.55mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
38.98"
(990.09mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1972
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
51.13"
(1,298.70mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
72.60"
(1,844.04mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2012
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
88.40"
(2,245.36mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1978 1938
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/