Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1976 1929, 1933
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1900
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1976 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1976 1929
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
13.14"
(333.76mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
38.32"
(973.33mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
53.19"
(1,351.03mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
67.95"
(1,725.93mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
87.51"
(2,222.75mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2014
Ties: 1909

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/