Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1929, 1933
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1900
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1993
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
9.03"
(229.36mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1929
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1993
Ties: 1948
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Ties: 1966
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Ties: 1969
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Ties: 1963, 2019
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
20.19"
(512.83mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
35.56"
(903.22mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
41.14"
(1,044.96mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2011
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
58.26"
(1,479.80mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
6.36"
(161.54mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2011
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
73.53"
(1,867.66mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2012
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
92.40"
(2,346.96mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 3, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/