Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1901
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1927
Ties: 2018
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1897 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Ties: 1954
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Ties: 1948
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1897 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1896
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1896
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1980
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1896
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
6.13"
(155.70mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1980
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1999
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1980
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1999
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Ties: 1935
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1935
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1995
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
53.10"
(1,348.74mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
70th Driest Driest to Date 1936
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/