Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1980 1901
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1896
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1896
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1896
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.98"
(-50.30mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1896
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1896
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1980
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1896
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1980 1980
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1980 1980
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Ties: 1956
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
20.40"
(518.16mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
28.63"
(727.20mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1995
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
46.61"
(1,183.89mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-5.24"
(-133.10mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
68.31"
(1,735.07mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
81.02"
(2,057.91mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-5.24"
(-133.09mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1962 1938
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/