Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1944
1-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1901
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1927
Ties: 1930, 1993
Apr–May 1944
2-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1896
Mar–May 1944
3-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1896
Ties: 1984
Feb–May 1944
4-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1896
Jan–May 1944
5-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1896
Dec 1943–May 1944
6-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1896
Ties: 1966
Nov 1943–May 1944
7-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1980
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1896
Ties: 1966
Oct 1943–May 1944
8-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1939 1980
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1999
Sep 1943–May 1944
9-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1939 1980
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Aug 1943–May 1944
10-Month
9.55"
(242.57mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1999
Jul 1943–May 1944
11-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Jun 1943–May 1944
12-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Ties: 1899
Dec 1942–May 1944
18-Month
24.08"
(611.63mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Jun 1942–May 1944
24-Month
35.16"
(893.06mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1995
Jun 1941–May 1944
36-Month
59.02"
(1,499.11mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1942 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Jun 1940–May 1944
48-Month
77.53"
(1,969.26mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1943 1937
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 1939–May 1944
60-Month
93.96"
(2,386.58mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1943 1938
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/