Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
0.73"
(18.54mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1979 1942, 1973
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1916
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1979 1942
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1907
Ties: 1947
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1923
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2000
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1898
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
32.80"
(833.12mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1935
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
53.79"
(1,366.27mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
1.98"
(50.30mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1979 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
65.94"
(1,674.88mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
87.41"
(2,220.21mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1938
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/