Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
0.25"
(6.35mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2018 1942, 1973
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1916
Ties: 1928, 1959
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2008 1942
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1907
Ties: 1945
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2000 1940
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1923
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2000 2000
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1999
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2021
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1898
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Ties: 2007
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-4.51"
(-114.55mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2018 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
25.71"
(653.03mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2019 1935
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2012
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
55.11"
(1,399.79mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2020 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2012
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
67.85"
(1,723.39mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 1927
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
89.96"
(2,284.98mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2019 1938
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2012

Citing This Page

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