Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1901
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1927
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1896
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1896
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1896
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1969 1980
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1896
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1969 1980
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1969 1980
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2011
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
19.85"
(504.19mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1969 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
38.73"
(983.74mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1995
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
51.84"
(1,316.74mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
70.38"
(1,787.65mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1937
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2012
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
88.77"
(2,254.76mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1968 1938
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/