Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1959 1944
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Ties: 1936, 1983
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1954 1999
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1922
Ties: 1912, 1979
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 1987
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1982
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
12.33"
(313.18mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-4.06"
(-103.13mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-5.99"
(-152.14mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
27.87"
(707.90mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-6.78"
(-172.21mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-8.27"
(-210.06mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1938 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
57.42"
(1,458.47mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
-11.72"
(-297.69mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
76.33"
(1,938.78mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
-10.03"
(-254.76mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/