Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 1901
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1927
Ties: 1966
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1896
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1896
Ties: 1898
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1896
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1896
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1896
Ties: 1909, 1938
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1980
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Ties: 1935
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1947 1980
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1980
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
24.44"
(620.78mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
36.76"
(933.70mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1935
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
51.29"
(1,302.77mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
72.50"
(1,841.50mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2012
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
89.92"
(2,283.97mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 1938
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/