Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1985
1-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1984 1929, 1933
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1900
Jul–Aug 1985
2-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1993
Ties: 1974, 1982
Jun–Aug 1985
3-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1984 1929
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1993
May–Aug 1985
4-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Ties: 1938
Apr–Aug 1985
5-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Mar–Aug 1985
6-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Feb–Aug 1985
7-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Jan–Aug 1985
8-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Dec 1984–Aug 1985
9-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Ties: 1924
Nov 1984–Aug 1985
10-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1993
Oct 1984–Aug 1985
11-Month
16.02"
(406.91mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1999
Sep 1984–Aug 1985
12-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Mar 1984–Aug 1985
18-Month
27.70"
(703.58mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Sep 1983–Aug 1985
24-Month
32.39"
(822.71mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Sep 1982–Aug 1985
36-Month
51.26"
(1,302.00mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1982 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Sep 1981–Aug 1985
48-Month
69.78"
(1,772.41mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1983 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2012
Sep 1980–Aug 1985
60-Month
87.59"
(2,224.79mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/