Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2020
1-Month
0.79"
(20.07mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2018 1987
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1986
Mar–Apr 2020
2-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2015 1926
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1975
Feb–Apr 2020
3-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1988 1926
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1975
Jan–Apr 2020
4-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1896
Dec 2019–Apr 2020
5-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1896
Nov 2019–Apr 2020
6-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2015 1926
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1896
Oct 2019–Apr 2020
7-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2018 1988
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2009
Sep 2019–Apr 2020
8-Month
11.26"
(286.00mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
4.37"
(110.99mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1988
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Aug 2019–Apr 2020
9-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Jul 2019–Apr 2020
10-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
11.61"
(294.89mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2019–Apr 2020
11-Month
20.58"
(522.73mm)
15.01"
(381.25mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
May 2019–Apr 2020
12-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
17.32"
(439.93mm)
5.56"
(141.22mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Nov 2018–Apr 2020
18-Month
27.38"
(695.45mm)
21.47"
(545.34mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
May 2018–Apr 2020
24-Month
41.27"
(1,048.26mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1935
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
May 2017–Apr 2020
36-Month
54.41"
(1,382.01mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
May 2016–Apr 2020
48-Month
74.91"
(1,902.71mm)
69.03"
(1,753.36mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2012
May 2015–Apr 2020
60-Month
94.40"
(2,397.76mm)
86.25"
(2,190.75mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2019 1938
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/