Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1901
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
8.39"
(213.11mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
5.21"
(132.34mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
5.52"
(140.20mm)
128th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1896 1980
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
4.88"
(123.96mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1896 1980
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1896 1980
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
14.34"
(364.24mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/