Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1901
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
1.06"
(26.92mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1896
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
1.44"
(36.58mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1896
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1896
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-2.78"
(-70.62mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1896
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1896
Ties: 1901
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1980
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1896
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1980
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1980
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-6.25"
(-158.75mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
17.57"
(446.28mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1995
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
50.76"
(1,289.30mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
63.47"
(1,612.14mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-5.59"
(-141.98mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1962 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1900
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
81.51"
(2,070.35mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1963 1938
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/