Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2015 1944
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1999
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1922
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1987
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1982
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
6.49"
(164.85mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1952
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Ties: 1901
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
21.24"
(539.50mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
21.63"
(549.40mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
21.85"
(554.99mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
30.04"
(763.02mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
39.57"
(1,005.08mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
58.18"
(1,477.77mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
81.46"
(2,069.08mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
12.32"
(312.92mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Ties: 1996
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
96.55"
(2,452.37mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/