Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1936
1-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1901
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1927
Ties: 1897, 1952
Apr–May 1936
2-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1896
Mar–May 1936
3-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1896
Feb–May 1936
4-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-2.23"
(-56.65mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1896
Jan–May 1936
5-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1896
Ties: 2021
Dec 1935–May 1936
6-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1896
Nov 1935–May 1936
7-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1980
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1896
Oct 1935–May 1936
8-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-2.92"
(-74.16mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1980
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1999
Sep 1935–May 1936
9-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-4.14"
(-105.15mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1980
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Aug 1935–May 1936
10-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1999
Jul 1935–May 1936
11-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1935 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1935–May 1936
12-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1935 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Ties: 1973
Dec 1934–May 1936
18-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1935 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1934–May 1936
24-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1995
Jun 1933–May 1936
36-Month
38.57"
(979.68mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-13.28"
(-337.31mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Jun 1932–May 1936
48-Month
56.19"
(1,427.23mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-12.87"
(-326.89mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1937
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2012
Jun 1931–May 1936
60-Month
74.28"
(1,886.71mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-11.98"
(-304.29mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1935 1938
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 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/