Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1985
1-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1983 1952
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1982
Sep–Oct 1985
2-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1983 1935
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug–Oct 1985
3-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Jul–Oct 1985
4-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Jun–Oct 1985
5-Month
10.15"
(257.81mm)
10.84"
(275.34mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Ties: 1939
May–Oct 1985
6-Month
13.57"
(344.68mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Apr–Oct 1985
7-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
14.54"
(369.32mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1941
Mar–Oct 1985
8-Month
15.46"
(392.68mm)
15.28"
(388.11mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1941
Feb–Oct 1985
9-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Jan–Oct 1985
10-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Dec 1984–Oct 1985
11-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Ties: 1948, 1973
Nov 1984–Oct 1985
12-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
17.32"
(439.93mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Ties: 1981
May 1984–Oct 1985
18-Month
27.11"
(688.59mm)
30.48"
(774.19mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1983–Oct 1985
24-Month
32.80"
(833.12mm)
34.64"
(879.86mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Nov 1982–Oct 1985
36-Month
48.52"
(1,232.41mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1981–Oct 1985
48-Month
69.92"
(1,775.97mm)
69.12"
(1,755.65mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1984
Nov 1980–Oct 1985
60-Month
86.67"
(2,201.42mm)
86.34"
(2,193.04mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 5, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/