Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2009 1901
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1927
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1896
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1896
Ties: 1968
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1896
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1896
Ties: 1895, 1998
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1896
Ties: 2005
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1980
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1896
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2008 1980
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1999
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2008 1980
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1999
Ties: 1984
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
4.94"
(125.47mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
42.60"
(1,082.04mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1935
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1995
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
63.23"
(1,606.04mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
11.38"
(289.05mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
85.89"
(2,181.61mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
16.83"
(427.49mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2011 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
99.38"
(2,524.25mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
13.12"
(333.25mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2011 1938
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 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/