Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929, 1933
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1900
Ties: 1950
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1967 1929
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
10.05"
(255.27mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
69.75"
(1,771.65mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2012
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
87.44"
(2,220.98mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/