Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 1944
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1934
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1937 1999
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1922
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1987
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1982
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1952
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2008
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1976
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1900
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1976
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1900
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1993
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1993
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
14.33"
(363.98mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2013
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
23.13"
(587.50mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011
Ties: 1959
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
32.74"
(831.60mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
41.55"
(1,055.37mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-10.37"
(-263.40mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
59.60"
(1,513.84mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
-9.54"
(-242.32mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
69.27"
(1,759.46mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
-17.09"
(-434.08mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/