Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1901
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1927
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1980
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
11.10"
(281.94mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1980
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1999
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1980
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
16.61"
(421.89mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Ties: 1916
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
27.07"
(687.58mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
37.70"
(957.58mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1935
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1995
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
57.55"
(1,461.77mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
76.43"
(1,941.32mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2012
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
89.54"
(2,274.32mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
3.28"
(83.32mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1938
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/