Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2004
1-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2002 1901
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1927
Apr–May 2004
2-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1896
Mar–May 2004
3-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1896
Feb–May 2004
4-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1896
Jan–May 2004
5-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1896
Ties: 1965
Dec 2003–May 2004
6-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1896
Nov 2003–May 2004
7-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2003 1980
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1896
Oct 2003–May 2004
8-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2003 1980
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Sep 2003–May 2004
9-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2003 1980
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Aug 2003–May 2004
10-Month
11.88"
(301.75mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1999
Jul 2003–May 2004
11-Month
13.69"
(347.73mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Jun 2003–May 2004
12-Month
16.92"
(429.77mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Dec 2002–May 2004
18-Month
24.05"
(610.87mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jun 2002–May 2004
24-Month
35.65"
(905.51mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2003 1935
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1995
Jun 2001–May 2004
36-Month
51.69"
(1,312.93mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Jun 2000–May 2004
48-Month
71.67"
(1,820.42mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2012
Jun 1999–May 2004
60-Month
89.63"
(2,276.60mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1994 1938
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/