Did you think 2013 was a wet year? It sure was!


2013 is 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 melted snow, in 2013, is included.
Totals are in inches and are the final official totals.


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 / 2013 *** TIE            3        24.99    2013 ***
  4        20.00     1922                                     4        24.92    1971
  5        19.95     1950                                     5        24.90    1941
  6        19.31     1927                                     6        24.88    1982
  7        19.25     2000                                     7        23.37    1953


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        23.20     2013 ***                               4      26.75     2013 ***
  5        22.74     1914                                     5      26.45     1999
  6        21.26     1909                                     6      24.24     1986
  7        21.16     1986                                     7      23.70     1998

JAMESTOWN (74 YEARS OF DATA)
The Jamestown area was not as wet. Total precipitation at Jamestown
in 2013 was 16.13 inches, which is 49th place out of 74 years of data.



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