Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1942, 1973
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1916
Ties: 1935, 1948, 1955, 2019
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1985 1942
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1907
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1985 1940
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1923
Ties: 1948
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1984 2000
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1999
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1985 2021
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1985 1898
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
12.05"
(306.07mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
17.36"
(440.94mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Ties: 1949
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
23.59"
(599.19mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
33.15"
(842.01mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1935
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2012
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
48.95"
(1,243.33mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1982 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2012
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
69.82"
(1,773.43mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1983 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2012
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
87.54"
(2,223.52mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1985 1938
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/