Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1997
1-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1987
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1986
Mar–Apr 1997
2-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1926
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Ties: 1916
Feb–Apr 1997
3-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1926
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Ties: 2007
Jan–Apr 1997
4-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Dec 1996–Apr 1997
5-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1959
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Nov 1996–Apr 1997
6-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
2.28"
(57.92mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1926
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1896
Oct 1996–Apr 1997
7-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1988
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2009
Sep 1996–Apr 1997
8-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1988
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2009
Aug 1996–Apr 1997
9-Month
11.39"
(289.31mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2009
Jul 1996–Apr 1997
10-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
11.61"
(294.89mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Jun 1996–Apr 1997
11-Month
17.35"
(440.69mm)
15.01"
(381.25mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2009
May 1996–Apr 1997
12-Month
19.82"
(503.43mm)
17.32"
(439.93mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Nov 1995–Apr 1997
18-Month
24.02"
(610.11mm)
21.47"
(545.34mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
May 1995–Apr 1997
24-Month
39.00"
(990.60mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1994 1935
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2012
May 1994–Apr 1997
36-Month
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1943
May 1993–Apr 1997
48-Month
83.34"
(2,116.84mm)
69.03"
(1,753.36mm)
14.31"
(363.48mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
May 1992–Apr 1997
60-Month
97.89"
(2,486.41mm)
86.25"
(2,190.75mm)
11.64"
(295.66mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1938
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/