Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2015
1-Month
0.57"
(14.48mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1944
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2016
Ties: 1950
Nov–Dec 2015
2-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2014 1999
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1922
Ties: 1950, 1975, 1982, 1983
Oct–Dec 2015
3-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2014 1987
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1982
Sep–Dec 2015
4-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2014 1952
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Aug–Dec 2015
5-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jul–Dec 2015
6-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun–Dec 2015
7-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
May–Dec 2015
8-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Apr–Dec 2015
9-Month
16.41"
(416.81mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Mar–Dec 2015
10-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Feb–Dec 2015
11-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Ties: 1904, 1948
Jan–Dec 2015
12-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jul 2014–Dec 2015
18-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jan 2014–Dec 2015
24-Month
36.33"
(922.78mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jan 2013–Dec 2015
36-Month
59.61"
(1,514.09mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
7.69"
(195.32mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Jan 2012–Dec 2015
48-Month
74.70"
(1,897.38mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
5.56"
(141.22mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jan 2011–Dec 2015
60-Month
96.14"
(2,441.96mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
9.78"
(248.42mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/