Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1945 1901
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1927
Ties: 1913
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Ties: 1913
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Ties: 1992, 1998
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1896
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1939 1980
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1939 1980
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1980
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Ties: 1903, 1951
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
35.74"
(907.80mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1935
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
53.16"
(1,350.26mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
70.90"
(1,800.86mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2012
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
94.76"
(2,406.90mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
8.50"
(215.90mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1938
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/