Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
0.62"
(15.75mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1987 1942, 1973
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1916
Ties: 1895
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1987 1942
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1907
Ties: 1913
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1923
Ties: 1962, 1981
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1953 2000
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 2021
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1980 1898
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
9.36"
(237.74mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
14.22"
(361.19mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
23.94"
(608.08mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
38.09"
(967.49mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
55.61"
(1,412.49mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1987 1937
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2012
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
71.24"
(1,809.50mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1987 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
87.04"
(2,210.82mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1938
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/