Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2017
1-Month
0.40"
(10.16mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2014 1944
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Ties: 1899, 1976
Nov–Dec 2017
2-Month
0.71"
(18.03mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2014 1999
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1922
Ties: 1924, 1980
Oct–Dec 2017
3-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1999 1987
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1982
Sep–Dec 2017
4-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2014 1952
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2008
Aug–Dec 2017
5-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1900
Jul–Dec 2017
6-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1900
Jun–Dec 2017
7-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
May–Dec 2017
8-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Apr–Dec 2017
9-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Mar–Dec 2017
10-Month
12.11"
(307.59mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-4.28"
(-108.72mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Feb–Dec 2017
11-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2013
Jan–Dec 2017
12-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
Jul 2016–Dec 2017
18-Month
26.25"
(666.75mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Jan 2016–Dec 2017
24-Month
34.84"
(884.94mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Jan 2015–Dec 2017
36-Month
52.56"
(1,335.02mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Jan 2014–Dec 2017
48-Month
71.17"
(1,807.72mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Jan 2013–Dec 2017
60-Month
94.45"
(2,399.03mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2009 1937
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/