Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1996
1-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1971 1929, 1933
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1900
Ties: 1934, 2003
Jul–Aug 1996
2-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1991 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jun–Aug 1996
3-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1929
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
May–Aug 1996
4-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Apr–Aug 1996
5-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Mar–Aug 1996
6-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Feb–Aug 1996
7-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jan–Aug 1996
8-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Dec 1995–Aug 1996
9-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Nov 1995–Aug 1996
10-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Oct 1995–Aug 1996
11-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Sep 1995–Aug 1996
12-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Mar 1995–Aug 1996
18-Month
31.18"
(791.97mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Ties: 1903
Sep 1994–Aug 1996
24-Month
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2011
Sep 1993–Aug 1996
36-Month
54.77"
(1,391.16mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Sep 1992–Aug 1996
48-Month
78.59"
(1,996.19mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
9.49"
(241.05mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2012
Sep 1991–Aug 1996
60-Month
94.99"
(2,412.75mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
8.69"
(220.73mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 30, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/