Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1937 1901
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1927
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1896
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1896
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1896
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
5.41"
(137.41mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1896
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1896
Ties: 1909, 1948
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1980
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1896
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1937 1980
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1999
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1937 1980
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1999
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
13.02"
(330.71mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
17.33"
(440.18mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
23.05"
(585.47mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
28.20"
(716.28mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-6.43"
(-163.32mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1935
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1995
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-8.79"
(-223.27mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2011
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
57.57"
(1,462.28mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-11.49"
(-291.84mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2012
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
66.77"
(1,695.96mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-19.49"
(-495.04mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1938
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/