Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1954 1901
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1927
Ties: 1914
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1993
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1896
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
4.20"
(106.68mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1896
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1896
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1896
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1980
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1956 1980
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1999
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-1.57"
(-39.87mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1952 1980
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1999
Ties: 1952
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
16.99"
(431.55mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
22.27"
(565.66mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1956 1937
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
33.49"
(850.65mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1935
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1995
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
52.66"
(1,337.56mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
69.32"
(1,760.73mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2012
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
87.12"
(2,212.85mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1938
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/