Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1976 1901
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1927
Ties: 1973
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 1943, 2001
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 1903
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1896
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1896
Ties: 1940
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
6.49"
(164.85mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1896
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1980
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1896
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1980
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1980
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
11.94"
(303.28mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
17.98"
(456.69mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
39.68"
(1,007.87mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1995
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
52.39"
(1,330.71mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
70.43"
(1,788.92mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1937
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2012
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
86.50"
(2,197.10mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1977 1938
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/