Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1982
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1976 1935
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
15.53"
(394.46mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
15.28"
(388.11mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1941
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
16.39"
(416.31mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 2008
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
17.32"
(439.93mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
35.40"
(899.16mm)
30.48"
(774.19mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Ties: 1963
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
38.23"
(971.04mm)
34.64"
(879.86mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
51.05"
(1,296.67mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
72.20"
(1,833.88mm)
69.12"
(1,755.65mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
88.20"
(2,240.28mm)
86.34"
(2,193.04mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/