Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1976 1944
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1914, 1942
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1999
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1922
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1976 1987
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1982
Ties: 1899, 2006
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1900
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1900
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
12.03"
(305.56mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Ties: 1947
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2013
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
30.75"
(781.05mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2011
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
39.20"
(995.68mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Ties: 1917
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
72.75"
(1,847.85mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
88.37"
(2,244.60mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/