Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1984 1901
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1927
Ties: 1904, 1945
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1896
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1896
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1896
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1896
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1896
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1988 1980
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1896
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
5.41"
(137.41mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1988 1980
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1999
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-2.64"
(-67.05mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1980
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1999
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
26.25"
(666.75mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-8.38"
(-212.85mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1935
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1995
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
40.31"
(1,023.87mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-11.54"
(-293.12mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
60.25"
(1,530.35mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-8.81"
(-223.77mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2012
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
79.33"
(2,014.98mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-6.93"
(-176.02mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/