Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1948 1901
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1927
Ties: 1963, 2014
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1980
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1896
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1947 1980
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1999
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1946 1980
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1999
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Ties: 1962
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
37.25"
(946.15mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 1935
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
53.97"
(1,370.84mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1948 1936
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
68.50"
(1,739.90mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2012
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
89.71"
(2,278.63mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1938
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/