Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
0.26"
(6.60mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1985 1942, 1973
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1916
Ties: 1925, 1958, 2000
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1907
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1985 1940
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1923
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
2.31"
(58.67mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1980 2000
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1953
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1898
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
12.11"
(307.59mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Ties: 1929
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
20.94"
(531.88mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
4.83"
(122.69mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2020
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
21.19"
(538.23mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2020
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
21.63"
(549.40mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2020
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
30.22"
(767.59mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
39.15"
(994.41mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2012
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
54.78"
(1,391.41mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2012
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
70.58"
(1,792.73mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2012
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
91.45"
(2,322.83mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1986 1938
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2012

Citing This Page

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