2013,,,A Very Wet Year So Far

...2013 IS ALREADY IN THE TOP 10 WETTEST YEARS ON RECORD AT 4 OF
THE 5 MAJOR REPORTING SITES IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...


TOTAL PRECIPITATION...RAIN AND WATER IN MELTED SNOW...IN 2013
THROUGH OCTOBER 20 IS INCLUDED. TOTALS ARE IN INCHES.



WILLISTON (116 YEARS OF DATA)       MINOT (96 YEARS OF DATA)
RANK  TOTAL   YEAR                               RANK  TOTAL   YEAR
        1    22.04   1896                                         1    28.39   1975
        2    21.84   1986                                         2    26.10   1964
        3    21.28   2010                                         3    24.92   1971
        4    20.00   1922                                         4    24.90   1941
        5    19.95   1950                                         5    24.88   1982
        6    19.75   2013 ***                                   6    24.59   2013 ***
        7    19.31   1927                                         7    23.37   1953
        8    19.25   2000                                         8    22.94   2011


DICKINSON (89 YEARS OF DATA)        BISMARCK (138 YEARS OF DATA)
RANK  TOTAL   YEAR                               RANK  TOTAL   YEAR
        1    25.54   1982                                         1    30.92   1876
        2    25.43   1998                                         2    27.53   1875
        3    24.25   1977                                         3    26.99   1993
        4    22.74   1914                                         4    26.45   1999
        5    21.26   1909                                         5    25.26   2013 ***
        6    21.16   1986                                         6    24.24   1986
        7    20.72   2013 ***                                   7    23.70   1998
        8    20.70   2005                                         8    23.36   1884


JAMESTOWN (74 YEARS OF DATA)
THE JAMESTOWN AREA HAS NOT BEEN AS WET. TOTAL PRECIPITATION AT
JAMESTOWN IN 2013 THROUGH OCTOBER 20 HAS BEEN 15.86 INCHES...
WHICH IS 51ST PLACE OUT OF 74 YEARS OF DATA.



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