Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1942, 1973
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
Ties: 2002, 2003
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
0.61"
(15.49mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1963 1942
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1907
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1964 1940
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1923
Ties: 1962, 1988
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 2000
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1980 2021
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1980 1898
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
14.46"
(367.28mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
2.02"
(51.30mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
20.36"
(517.14mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
31.15"
(791.21mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1962 1935
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
49.14"
(1,248.16mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-2.67"
(-67.81mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
70.13"
(1,781.30mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
82.28"
(2,089.91mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1938
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/