1997 Growing Season Weather Summary With Comparisons To 1995 And 1996

Monthly Precipitation (in) and Normals

Month

Monthly Precip

Normal

Percent of Normal

1995

1996

Apr

2.80

1.62

173%

0.93

0.53

May

0.61

2.19

28%

2.47

1.92

June

1.60

3.48

46%

2.15

3.48

July

3.37

2.76

122%

6.09

5.76

Aug

1.45

2.01

72%

1.59

0.80

Sept

0.71

1.73

41%

1.24

1.13

Totals:

10.54

13.79

76%

14.47

12.21

Normals = 1961-1990 averages

 

Source: NDDAWN (North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network)

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