Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
0.43"
(10.92mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1980 1944
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1912, 1921, 1956
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1980 1999
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1922
Ties: 1940
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1987
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1982
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1979 1952
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2008
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1900
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1900
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1993
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
16.01"
(406.65mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2013
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
33.83"
(859.28mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
48.25"
(1,225.55mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
66.14"
(1,679.96mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
87.45"
(2,221.23mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/