Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1995 1944
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1999
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1922
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1995 1987
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1982
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1995 1952
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1992 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
16.26"
(413.00mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
17.22"
(437.39mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Ties: 1906
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
38.11"
(967.99mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
58.51"
(1,486.15mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
6.59"
(167.38mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
81.46"
(2,069.08mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
12.32"
(312.92mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2011
Ties: 2016
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
96.18"
(2,442.97mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
9.82"
(249.43mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/