Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
0.58"
(14.74mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1998
Ties: 2009
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
1.38"
(35.05mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1973
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1990
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1897
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2009
Ties: 1932
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1898
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
10.10"
(256.54mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1994
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
16.57"
(420.88mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
18.68"
(474.47mm)
17.32"
(439.93mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1994
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
22.08"
(560.83mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2012
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
51.83"
(1,316.48mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
73.35"
(1,863.09mm)
69.03"
(1,753.36mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2012
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
88.97"
(2,259.84mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1978 1938
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 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/