Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
0.72"
(18.29mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1936 1901
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1927
Ties: 1897, 1936
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1896
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1896
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1896
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1896
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1896
Ties: 1958
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1980
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1896
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1980
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1999
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1980
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Ties: 1957
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
15.38"
(390.65mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-3.33"
(-84.59mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1946 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
30.08"
(764.03mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1995
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
49.19"
(1,249.43mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
66.40"
(1,686.56mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2012
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
86.44"
(2,195.58mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/