Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1986 1901
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1927
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1983 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Ties: 1903
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1985 1980
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Ties: 1945
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1984 1980
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1980
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Ties: 1969
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2011
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
27.84"
(707.14mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
39.02"
(991.11mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1995
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
55.47"
(1,408.94mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
72.03"
(1,829.56mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2012
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
91.08"
(2,313.43mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1985 1938
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/