Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1996 1929, 1933
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1900
Ties: 2018
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
8.26"
(209.80mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1996 1929
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
9.07"
(230.38mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1993
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 1939
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
12.00"
(304.80mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 1932
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
19.29"
(489.97mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
30.43"
(772.92mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1991 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
35.94"
(912.88mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1954
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
58.90"
(1,496.06mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
74.06"
(1,881.12mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2012
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
97.88"
(2,486.15mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
11.58"
(294.13mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/