Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1927
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Ties: 1979, 2001
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Ties: 1909
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1940 1980
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1940 1980
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 1980
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
25.21"
(640.33mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
2.02"
(51.30mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
41.60"
(1,056.64mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1995
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
60.11"
(1,526.79mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
8.26"
(209.80mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
76.54"
(1,944.12mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
7.48"
(190.00mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
90.72"
(2,304.29mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
4.46"
(113.29mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1942 1938
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/