Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1898 1901
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1927
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Ties: 1978
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1898 1980
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1896
Ties: 1915
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1980
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1999
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1980
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1999
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Ties: 1944
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1898 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
32.52"
(826.01mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1935
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1995
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
49.42"
(1,255.27mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1936
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
70.52"
(1,791.21mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
62nd Driest Driest to Date 1937
60th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/