Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2018
1-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2003 1929, 1933
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1900
Ties: 1997
Jul–Aug 2018
2-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2017 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Jun–Aug 2018
3-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2017 1929
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
May–Aug 2018
4-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Apr–Aug 2018
5-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Mar–Aug 2018
6-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Feb–Aug 2018
7-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Jan–Aug 2018
8-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Dec 2017–Aug 2018
9-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Nov 2017–Aug 2018
10-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Oct 2017–Aug 2018
11-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1999
Sep 2017–Aug 2018
12-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Mar 2017–Aug 2018
18-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Sep 2016–Aug 2018
24-Month
32.79"
(832.87mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Sep 2015–Aug 2018
36-Month
52.10"
(1,323.34mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Sep 2014–Aug 2018
48-Month
68.22"
(1,732.79mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1955
Sep 2013–Aug 2018
60-Month
91.85"
(2,332.99mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/