Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1944
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Ties: 1902, 1993
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
0.76"
(19.30mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2001 1999
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1922
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
1.63"
(41.40mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2001 1987
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1982
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2001 1952
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2008
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1900
Ties: 1901
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
8.79"
(223.27mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1900
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
15.51"
(393.95mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2013
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
32.65"
(829.31mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
53.96"
(1,370.58mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
74.40"
(1,889.76mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1993 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
95.58"
(2,427.73mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/