Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1918
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1917 1901
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1927
Ties: 1916
Apr–May 1918
2-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1917 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1896
Ties: 1985
Mar–May 1918
3-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1917 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1896
Feb–May 1918
4-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1917 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1896
Jan–May 1918
5-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1896
Dec 1917–May 1918
6-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1917 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1896
Nov 1917–May 1918
7-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1917 1980
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1896
Oct 1917–May 1918
8-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1917 1980
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1999
Sep 1917–May 1918
9-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1917 1980
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Aug 1917–May 1918
10-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1999
Jul 1917–May 1918
11-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Jun 1917–May 1918
12-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-4.74"
(-120.39mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Dec 1916–May 1918
18-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Jun 1916–May 1918
24-Month
29.86"
(758.44mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1911 1935
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1995
Jun 1915–May 1918
36-Month
51.41"
(1,305.81mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1913 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Jun 1914–May 1918
48-Month
70.61"
(1,793.49mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2012
Jun 1913–May 1918
60-Month
86.89"
(2,207.01mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1915 1938
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/