Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1984 1901
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1927
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 1918
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1896
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1896
Ties: 2009
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1896
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1896
Ties: 1963
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1984 1980
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1896
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1984 1980
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1999
Ties: 1930
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
10.21"
(259.33mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1984 1980
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1999
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
22.01"
(559.05mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
33.01"
(838.45mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1981 1935
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1995
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
52.06"
(1,322.32mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1982 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
72.40"
(1,838.96mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1983 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2012
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
89.95"
(2,284.73mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1984 1938
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 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/