Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1997 1901
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1927
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Ties: 1939
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1988 1980
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1988 1980
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1988 1980
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
11.84"
(300.74mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1998 1935
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1995
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
53.98"
(1,371.09mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1998 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
8.84"
(224.54mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2000 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
94.92"
(2,410.97mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
8.66"
(219.97mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1994 1938
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 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/