Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1991
1-Month
0.18"
(4.57mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1973 1942, 1973
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1916
Ties: 1919, 1931
Dec 1990–Jan 1991
2-Month
0.66"
(16.76mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1990 1942
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1907
Ties: 2002
Nov 1990–Jan 1991
3-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1955 1940
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1923
Oct 1990–Jan 1991
4-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1988 2000
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1999
Sep 1990–Jan 1991
5-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1988 2021
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2020
Aug 1990–Jan 1991
6-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1980 1898
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2020
Jul 1990–Jan 1991
7-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2020
Jun 1990–Jan 1991
8-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
May 1990–Jan 1991
9-Month
12.75"
(323.85mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Ties: 1993
Apr 1990–Jan 1991
10-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-2.22"
(-56.38mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Mar 1990–Jan 1991
11-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Feb 1990–Jan 1991
12-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Aug 1989–Jan 1991
18-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Feb 1989–Jan 1991
24-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-5.94"
(-150.88mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1990 1935
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2012
Feb 1988–Jan 1991
36-Month
40.39"
(1,025.91mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-11.42"
(-290.06mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2012
Feb 1987–Jan 1991
48-Month
56.85"
(1,443.99mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-12.17"
(-309.12mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2012
Feb 1986–Jan 1991
60-Month
78.48"
(1,993.39mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
-7.80"
(-198.12mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1962 1938
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/