Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1901
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1927
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Ties: 2002
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Ties: 1925
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Ties: 1992
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1936 1980
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1936 1980
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-2.82"
(-71.62mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1980
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
20.15"
(511.81mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1995
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
42.38"
(1,076.45mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-9.47"
(-240.54mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
57.24"
(1,453.90mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-11.82"
(-300.22mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2012
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
71.75"
(1,822.45mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-14.51"
(-368.55mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1938
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/