Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1952 1901
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1927
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1896
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1896
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1896
Ties: 1905
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1896
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1896
Ties: 1914, 1998
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1973 1980
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1896
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1973 1980
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1999
Ties: 1925
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1973 1980
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1999
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Ties: 1910
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
18.04"
(458.22mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
26.68"
(677.67mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1975 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
34.11"
(866.39mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1995
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
54.58"
(1,386.33mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1975 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
69.44"
(1,763.78mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2012
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
90.99"
(2,311.15mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
4.73"
(120.15mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1975 1938
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/