Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1901
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1927
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1896
Ties: 1994
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1896
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1896
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1896
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1896
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1980
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1896
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1952 1980
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-3.22"
(-81.78mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1936 1980
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
19.08"
(484.63mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-4.11"
(-104.40mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
30.73"
(780.54mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1952 1935
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1995
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
45.21"
(1,148.33mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-6.64"
(-168.66mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
62.77"
(1,594.36mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-6.29"
(-159.76mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
79.76"
(2,025.90mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/