Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1987
1-Month
0.15"
(3.81mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1952
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1982
Ties: 1935
Sep–Oct 1987
2-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1935
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Aug–Oct 1987
3-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jul–Oct 1987
4-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1901
Jun–Oct 1987
5-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
May–Oct 1987
6-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1935
Apr–Oct 1987
7-Month
13.19"
(335.03mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Mar–Oct 1987
8-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
15.28"
(388.11mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Feb–Oct 1987
9-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jan–Oct 1987
10-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Dec 1986–Oct 1987
11-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Nov 1986–Oct 1987
12-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
17.32"
(439.93mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
May 1986–Oct 1987
18-Month
32.66"
(829.56mm)
30.48"
(774.19mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Nov 1985–Oct 1987
24-Month
38.96"
(989.58mm)
34.64"
(879.86mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1971
Nov 1984–Oct 1987
36-Month
55.71"
(1,415.03mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Nov 1983–Oct 1987
48-Month
71.76"
(1,822.70mm)
69.12"
(1,755.65mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Nov 1982–Oct 1987
60-Month
87.48"
(2,221.99mm)
86.34"
(2,193.04mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/