Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
0.22"
(5.59mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1986 1944
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1954 1999
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1922
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
0.56"
(14.22mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1987
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1982
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
1.47"
(37.34mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2008
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1900
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1900
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2013
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
27.95"
(709.93mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Ties: 1975
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
37.89"
(962.41mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2011
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
71.11"
(1,806.19mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
1.97"
(50.03mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1983 1937
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/