Climate at a Glance

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1988
1-Month
0.12"
(3.05mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1987
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Mar–Apr 1988
2-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1980 1926
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Feb–Apr 1988
3-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1926
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Jan–Apr 1988
4-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1896
Dec 1987–Apr 1988
5-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1896
Nov 1987–Apr 1988
6-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1926
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1896
Oct 1987–Apr 1988
7-Month
2.27"
(57.66mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1988
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Sep 1987–Apr 1988
8-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
-3.71"
(-94.24mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1988
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Aug 1987–Apr 1988
9-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Jul 1987–Apr 1988
10-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
11.61"
(294.89mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jun 1987–Apr 1988
11-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
15.01"
(381.25mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
May 1987–Apr 1988
12-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
17.32"
(439.93mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Nov 1986–Apr 1988
18-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
21.47"
(545.34mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
May 1986–Apr 1988
24-Month
34.78"
(883.41mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012
May 1985–Apr 1988
36-Month
54.65"
(1,388.11mm)
51.82"
(1,316.23mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1937
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
May 1984–Apr 1988
48-Month
68.19"
(1,732.03mm)
69.03"
(1,753.36mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1983 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012
May 1983–Apr 1988
60-Month
86.01"
(2,184.65mm)
86.25"
(2,190.75mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1938
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on October 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/