Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1973 1901
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1927
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 2013
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1962
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1973 1980
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1896
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1973 1980
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
5.08"
(129.04mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1980
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1999
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
25.45"
(646.43mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
35.33"
(897.38mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1995
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
56.88"
(1,444.75mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1973 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
73.03"
(1,854.96mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2012
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
92.88"
(2,359.15mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1973 1938
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/