Climate at a Glance

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
0.08"
(2.03mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1985 1999
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1922
Ties: 1927
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
2.05"
(52.07mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1987
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1982
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1985 1952
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
11.85"
(300.99mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
16.97"
(431.04mm)
14.27"
(362.46mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
20.68"
(525.27mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
16.39"
(416.31mm)
4.54"
(115.31mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
21.37"
(542.80mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
21.79"
(553.47mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
31.04"
(788.42mm)
25.88"
(657.35mm)
5.16"
(131.07mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2011
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
39.12"
(993.65mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
55.01"
(1,397.25mm)
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2011
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
70.73"
(1,796.54mm)
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
92.15"
(2,340.61mm)
86.36"
(2,193.54mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/