Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1929, 1933
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1900
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1993
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
1.17"
(29.71mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1997 1929
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
11.39"
(289.31mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
0.93"
(23.63mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 1975
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
12.57"
(319.28mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 1966
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1993
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
30.07"
(763.78mm)
29.88"
(758.95mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1991 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
37.36"
(948.94mm)
34.65"
(880.11mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
54.01"
(1,371.85mm)
51.90"
(1,318.26mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
76.97"
(1,955.04mm)
69.10"
(1,755.14mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2012
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
92.13"
(2,340.10mm)
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/