Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1954 1901
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1911, 1996
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
5.28"
(134.11mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1910, 1920, 1994
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1980
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1955 1980
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1954 1980
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Ties: 1981
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1999
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
16.50"
(419.10mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
35.67"
(906.02mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1954 1935
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1995
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
52.33"
(1,329.18mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1954 1936
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
70.13"
(1,781.30mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1955 1937
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2012
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
85.51"
(2,171.95mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1955 1938
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/