Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1962
1-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1961 1942, 1973
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1916
Dec 1961–Jan 1962
2-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1961 1942
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1907
Ties: 1941, 1974, 1977
Nov 1961–Jan 1962
3-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1940
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1923
Ties: 1981, 1988
Oct 1961–Jan 1962
4-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1961 2000
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Ties: 2015
Sep 1961–Jan 1962
5-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1961 2021
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Aug 1961–Jan 1962
6-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1898
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Jul 1961–Jan 1962
7-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1951
Jun 1961–Jan 1962
8-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
May 1961–Jan 1962
9-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Apr 1961–Jan 1962
10-Month
12.62"
(320.55mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Mar 1961–Jan 1962
11-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Feb 1961–Jan 1962
12-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Aug 1960–Jan 1962
18-Month
18.99"
(482.35mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Feb 1960–Jan 1962
24-Month
27.91"
(708.91mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-6.68"
(-169.68mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012
Feb 1959–Jan 1962
36-Month
43.94"
(1,116.08mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-7.87"
(-199.89mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012
Feb 1958–Jan 1962
48-Month
57.70"
(1,465.58mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
-11.32"
(-287.53mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012
Feb 1957–Jan 1962
60-Month
76.57"
(1,944.88mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
-9.71"
(-246.63mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/