Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1895, 1999
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1961 1999
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1922
Ties: 1912, 1961
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1987
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1982
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-2.64"
(-67.05mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1990
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
14.42"
(366.27mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
23.14"
(587.76mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
32.31"
(820.67mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Ties: 1940
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
53.62"
(1,361.95mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
65.91"
(1,674.11mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
-3.23"
(-82.05mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1962 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
87.17"
(2,214.12mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/