Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1955 1929, 1933
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1900
Ties: 1941
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Ties: 1918, 1965
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1955 1929
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1993
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
13.36"
(339.34mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
17.63"
(447.80mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
30.52"
(775.21mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1953 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
35.38"
(898.65mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
52.98"
(1,345.69mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
71.32"
(1,811.53mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1955 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/