Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2003
1-Month
0.32"
(8.13mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1942, 1973
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
Ties: 1981, 2002
Dec 2002–Jan 2003
2-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2002 1942
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1907
Nov 2002–Jan 2003
3-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1940
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1923
Oct 2002–Jan 2003
4-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 2000
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Sep 2002–Jan 2003
5-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2002 2021
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Aug 2002–Jan 2003
6-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1898
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Jul 2002–Jan 2003
7-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Jun 2002–Jan 2003
8-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2000 1937
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
May 2002–Jan 2003
9-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Apr 2002–Jan 2003
10-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Mar 2002–Jan 2003
11-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Feb 2002–Jan 2003
12-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Aug 2001–Jan 2003
18-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Feb 2001–Jan 2003
24-Month
32.74"
(831.60mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1991 1935
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012
Feb 2000–Jan 2003
36-Month
54.02"
(1,372.11mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1899
Feb 1999–Jan 2003
48-Month
73.80"
(1,874.52mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012
Feb 1998–Jan 2003
60-Month
95.49"
(2,425.45mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
9.21"
(233.94mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1938
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012

Citing This Page

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