Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1961 1901
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Ties: 1974
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
7.61"
(193.29mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
2.72"
(69.08mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1896
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1961 1980
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1980
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1961 1980
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Ties: 1949
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
30.75"
(781.05mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1961 1935
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1995
Ties: 1977
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Ties: 1940
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
62.42"
(1,585.47mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-6.64"
(-168.65mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
79.98"
(2,031.49mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1961 1938
107th 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 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/