Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1980
1-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1979 1944
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1931
Nov–Dec 1980
2-Month
0.71"
(18.03mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1979 1999
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1922
Ties: 1924, 2017
Oct–Dec 1980
3-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1979 1987
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1982
Sep–Dec 1980
4-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1979 1952
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Aug–Dec 1980
5-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jul–Dec 1980
6-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jun–Dec 1980
7-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
May–Dec 1980
8-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Apr–Dec 1980
9-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Mar–Dec 1980
10-Month
15.58"
(395.73mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Feb–Dec 1980
11-Month
16.02"
(406.91mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jan–Dec 1980
12-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1979–Dec 1980
18-Month
22.94"
(582.68mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jan 1979–Dec 1980
24-Month
31.17"
(791.72mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jan 1978–Dec 1980
36-Month
49.06"
(1,246.12mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jan 1977–Dec 1980
48-Month
70.37"
(1,787.40mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jan 1976–Dec 1980
60-Month
82.66"
(2,099.56mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/