Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1979 1929, 1933
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1900
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1993
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1929
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
0.58"
(14.74mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
12.62"
(320.55mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
12.94"
(328.68mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
13.65"
(346.71mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Ties: 1919
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
17.81"
(452.37mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
28.52"
(724.41mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
48.27"
(1,226.06mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
69.83"
(1,773.68mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2012
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
84.70"
(2,151.38mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/