Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1982
1-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1981 1942, 1973
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1916
Ties: 1920, 2011
Dec 1981–Jan 1982
2-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1981 1942
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Ties: 1996
Nov 1981–Jan 1982
3-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1923
Ties: 1993
Oct 1981–Jan 1982
4-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1980 2000
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1999
Sep 1981–Jan 1982
5-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1953
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2020
Aug 1981–Jan 1982
6-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1980 1898
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2020
Ties: 1913
Jul 1981–Jan 1982
7-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2020
Jun 1981–Jan 1982
8-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
May 1981–Jan 1982
9-Month
16.14"
(409.96mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 2005
Apr 1981–Jan 1982
10-Month
16.97"
(431.04mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Ties: 1936
Mar 1981–Jan 1982
11-Month
17.34"
(440.44mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Feb 1981–Jan 1982
12-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Aug 1980–Jan 1982
18-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1981 1937
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Feb 1980–Jan 1982
24-Month
34.06"
(865.12mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1981 1935
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Feb 1979–Jan 1982
36-Month
48.87"
(1,241.30mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2012
Feb 1978–Jan 1982
48-Month
66.86"
(1,698.24mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2012
Feb 1977–Jan 1982
60-Month
87.85"
(2,231.39mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1981 1938
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/