Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1942, 1973
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1916
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1942
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Ties: 2017
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1940
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1923
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 2000
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 2021
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1898
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1993 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
18.13"
(460.50mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
25.85"
(656.59mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
38.53"
(978.66mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1994 1935
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2012
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
58.68"
(1,490.47mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
6.87"
(174.50mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2012
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
81.91"
(2,080.51mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
12.89"
(327.40mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2012
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
96.71"
(2,456.43mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
10.43"
(264.92mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1995 1938
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/