Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2003
1-Month
0.63"
(16.00mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1999 1952
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1982
Ties: 1897
Sep–Oct 2003
2-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2002 1935
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Aug–Oct 2003
3-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jul–Oct 2003
4-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1988 1976
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1906, 1939
Jun–Oct 2003
5-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
May–Oct 2003
6-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Apr–Oct 2003
7-Month
13.79"
(350.27mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1941
Mar–Oct 2003
8-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
15.28"
(388.11mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1941
Feb–Oct 2003
9-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan–Oct 2003
10-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2002–Oct 2003
11-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 2002–Oct 2003
12-Month
15.91"
(404.11mm)
17.32"
(439.93mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2002–Oct 2003
18-Month
28.66"
(727.96mm)
30.48"
(774.19mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Nov 2001–Oct 2003
24-Month
31.56"
(801.62mm)
34.64"
(879.86mm)
-3.08"
(-78.24mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Ties: 2018
Nov 2000–Oct 2003
36-Month
50.58"
(1,284.73mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Nov 1999–Oct 2003
48-Month
69.40"
(1,762.76mm)
69.12"
(1,755.65mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Nov 1998–Oct 2003
60-Month
91.07"
(2,313.18mm)
86.34"
(2,193.04mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/