Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
2.48"
(62.99mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1958 1901
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1927
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1896
Ties: 1997
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
3.11"
(78.99mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1896
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-1.28"
(-32.52mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1896
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1896
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1896
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1958 1980
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1896
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1958 1980
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1999
Ties: 1924
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1952 1980
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1999
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
14.48"
(367.79mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-5.33"
(-135.39mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
32.04"
(813.82mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1935
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1995
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
49.03"
(1,245.36mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1953 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
65.53"
(1,664.46mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 1937
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
84.70"
(2,151.38mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 1938
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/