Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1988
1-Month
0.26"
(6.60mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1987 1952
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1982
Sep–Oct 1988
2-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1935
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1989
Aug–Oct 1988
3-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul–Oct 1988
4-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun–Oct 1988
5-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May–Oct 1988
6-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
-4.93"
(-125.22mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Apr–Oct 1988
7-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-6.18"
(-156.98mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1941
Mar–Oct 1988
8-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
15.28"
(388.11mm)
-6.16"
(-156.46mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1941
Feb–Oct 1988
9-Month
9.33"
(236.98mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-6.41"
(-162.82mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jan–Oct 1988
10-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Dec 1987–Oct 1988
11-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Nov 1987–Oct 1988
12-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
17.32"
(439.93mm)
-6.96"
(-176.79mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May 1987–Oct 1988
18-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
30.48"
(774.19mm)
-7.04"
(-178.81mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Nov 1986–Oct 1988
24-Month
27.54"
(699.52mm)
34.64"
(879.86mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Nov 1985–Oct 1988
36-Month
49.32"
(1,252.73mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Nov 1984–Oct 1988
48-Month
66.07"
(1,678.18mm)
69.12"
(1,755.65mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1962 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Nov 1983–Oct 1988
60-Month
82.12"
(2,085.85mm)
86.34"
(2,193.04mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/