Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2007 1944
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2007 1999
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1922
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
3.02"
(76.70mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1987
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1982
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
4.04"
(102.61mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2007 1952
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
18.21"
(462.53mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
18.89"
(479.81mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Ties: 1994
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
19.76"
(501.90mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
26.36"
(669.54mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
38.76"
(984.50mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2011
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
52.78"
(1,340.61mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Ties: 1901
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
73.76"
(1,873.50mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
4.62"
(117.34mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
92.62"
(2,352.55mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
6.26"
(159.01mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/