Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2003
1-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2001 1944
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2016
Ties: 1960, 2005
Nov–Dec 2003
2-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1999
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1922
Ties: 2013
Oct–Dec 2003
3-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1987
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1982
Sep–Dec 2003
4-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2002 1952
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Aug–Dec 2003
5-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jul–Dec 2003
6-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1990 1976
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jun–Dec 2003
7-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
May–Dec 2003
8-Month
13.79"
(350.27mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Apr–Dec 2003
9-Month
14.88"
(377.95mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar–Dec 2003
10-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Feb–Dec 2003
11-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan–Dec 2003
12-Month
16.24"
(412.50mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2002–Dec 2003
18-Month
25.03"
(635.76mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jan 2002–Dec 2003
24-Month
32.07"
(814.58mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Jan 2001–Dec 2003
36-Month
48.89"
(1,241.81mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1990 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Jan 2000–Dec 2003
48-Month
70.20"
(1,783.08mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Jan 1999–Dec 2003
60-Month
90.64"
(2,302.26mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
4.28"
(108.72mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/