Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1949 1901
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1896
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1896
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1949 1980
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1896
Ties: 1902
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1949 1980
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1999
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1949 1980
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1999
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
19.11"
(485.39mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
24.90"
(632.46mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1949 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
36.32"
(922.53mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1947 1935
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1995
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
56.36"
(1,431.54mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
73.08"
(1,856.23mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1949 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2012
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
87.61"
(2,225.29mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/