Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
0.65"
(16.51mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2017 1944
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Ties: 1973
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2017 1999
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1922
Ties: 1929
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1987
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1982
Ties: 1908
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Ties: 1949
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
17.19"
(436.63mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
17.77"
(451.36mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
30.76"
(781.30mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
52.61"
(1,336.29mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
70.33"
(1,786.38mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
88.94"
(2,259.08mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2006 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/