Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1987 1944
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
1.48"
(37.59mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1987 1999
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1922
Ties: 1947, 1985
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1987 1987
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1982
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1987 1952
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1937
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
-5.81"
(-147.57mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-5.91"
(-150.12mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
20.17"
(512.32mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
27.53"
(699.26mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
49.32"
(1,252.73mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
66.65"
(1,692.91mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
82.54"
(2,096.52mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
-3.82"
(-97.02mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1963 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/