Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1959 1901
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1927
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1955
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1989
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1980
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Ties: 1904
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1959 1980
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1999
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1959 1980
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Ties: 1982
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
17.19"
(436.63mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1952 1935
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1995
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
49.23"
(1,250.44mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
66.22"
(1,681.99mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
82.72"
(2,101.09mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-3.54"
(-89.91mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 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/