Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2001 1929, 1933
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1900
Ties: 1934, 1996
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1988 1967
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.93"
(-49.03mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1989 1929
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Ties: 1969
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
12.71"
(322.83mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1999
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
28.08"
(713.23mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
31.19"
(792.23mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
51.15"
(1,299.21mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
69.73"
(1,771.14mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
93.53"
(2,375.66mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/