Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1938
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1935 1942, 1973
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
Ties: 1918, 1970, 1975, 1984, 1995
Dec 1937–Jan 1938
2-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1935 1942
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1907
Ties: 1902, 1929
Nov 1937–Jan 1938
3-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1937 1940
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1923
Ties: 1937, 1943
Oct 1937–Jan 1938
4-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1937 2000
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1999
Ties: 1911
Sep 1937–Jan 1938
5-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1937 2021
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Ties: 1998
Aug 1937–Jan 1938
6-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1937 1898
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020
Jul 1937–Jan 1938
7-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Ties: 1970
Jun 1937–Jan 1938
8-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2020
May 1937–Jan 1938
9-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Apr 1937–Jan 1938
10-Month
16.13"
(409.70mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Mar 1937–Jan 1938
11-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Ties: 2002
Feb 1937–Jan 1938
12-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Aug 1936–Jan 1938
18-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011
Feb 1936–Jan 1938
24-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-8.65"
(-219.71mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Feb 1935–Jan 1938
36-Month
44.15"
(1,121.41mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-7.66"
(-194.56mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2012
Feb 1934–Jan 1938
48-Month
54.02"
(1,372.11mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-15.00"
(-381.00mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2012
Feb 1933–Jan 1938
60-Month
67.14"
(1,705.36mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
-19.14"
(-486.15mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1938
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 19, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/