Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1947 1901
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1896
Ties: 1917
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1896
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1896
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1896
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1896
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1947 1980
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1896
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1936 1980
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1980
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Ties: 1903, 1946
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
14.70"
(373.38mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
23.14"
(587.76mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Ties: 1905
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
33.81"
(858.77mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1947 1935
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1995
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
51.02"
(1,295.91mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
71.06"
(1,804.92mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1949 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2012
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
87.78"
(2,229.61mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1950 1938
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 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/