Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
0.38"
(9.65mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2018 1942, 1973
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1916
Ties: 1912, 1992
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1942
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1907
Ties: 1951, 1971
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2018 1940
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1923
Ties: 1987
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
5.74"
(145.79mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 2021
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1898
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
6.94"
(176.27mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
6.94"
(176.27mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
22.83"
(579.88mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
6.72"
(170.69mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
23.34"
(592.84mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
24.35"
(618.49mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
30.68"
(779.27mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
42.31"
(1,074.67mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
7.72"
(196.08mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1935
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
55.05"
(1,398.27mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2012
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
77.16"
(1,959.86mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
8.14"
(206.75mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2012
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
94.62"
(2,403.35mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
8.34"
(211.84mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1938
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/