Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
0.13"
(3.30mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1986 1944
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
0.47"
(11.94mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1987 1999
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1922
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1993 1987
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1982
Ties: 1970
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1993 1952
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2008
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1990 1976
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1900
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1992 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1900
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1993
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1993
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1941
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1941
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2013
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
26.93"
(684.02mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Ties: 1964
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
35.04"
(890.02mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
54.63"
(1,387.60mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
75.03"
(1,905.76mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
5.89"
(149.60mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1993 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
97.98"
(2,488.69mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/