Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1984 1944
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1984, 2000
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1984 1999
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1922
Ties: 1947, 1988
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1983 1987
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1982
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1984 1952
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2008
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1900
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1900
Ties: 1999
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
11.63"
(295.40mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Ties: 1908
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1941
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
16.94"
(430.28mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1941
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2013
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
17.33"
(440.18mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2010
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
24.26"
(616.20mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1958
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
33.22"
(843.79mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
48.94"
(1,243.08mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
70.36"
(1,787.14mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
87.44"
(2,220.98mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/