Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
0.23"
(5.84mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1927
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1896
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1896
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-2.63"
(-66.81mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1896
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1896
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1896
Ties: 1980
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1980
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1896
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1901 1980
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1999
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1900 1980
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
13.35"
(339.09mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1999
Ties: 1982
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
20.88"
(530.35mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
31.13"
(790.70mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1935
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1995
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
48.55"
(1,233.17mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
63.65"
(1,616.71mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-5.41"
(-137.41mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2012
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
80.55"
(2,045.97mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1901 1938
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2013

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/