Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
1.85"
(46.99mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1984 1901
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1927
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1896
Ties: 1931
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1896
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1896
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1896
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1896
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1980 1980
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1896
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-3.44"
(-87.37mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1980
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1980
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1999
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
34.00"
(863.60mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1985 1935
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1995
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
53.08"
(1,348.23mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1937
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
86.09"
(2,186.69mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1984 1938
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/