Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
0.30"
(7.62mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1997 1944
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Ties: 1939
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 1999
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1922
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1987
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1982
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1952
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Ties: 1982
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
17.81"
(452.37mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
18.77"
(476.76mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Ties: 1994
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
19.18"
(487.17mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
20.77"
(527.56mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Ties: 1975
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
21.18"
(537.97mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
30.32"
(770.13mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
37.70"
(957.58mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
56.22"
(1,427.99mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
75.81"
(1,925.57mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
6.67"
(169.41mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
96.21"
(2,443.73mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/