Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1969 1901
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Ties: 1920
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1945, 1966
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1980
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1993
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1980
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1999
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1980
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1999
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
13.27"
(337.06mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
24.97"
(634.24mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1969 1937
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
36.00"
(914.40mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1995
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
54.88"
(1,393.95mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Ties: 1907
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
67.99"
(1,726.95mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
86.53"
(2,197.86mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1964 1938
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/