Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1994 1901
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1927
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Ties: 1911, 1956
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1994 1980
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1994 1980
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Ties: 2016
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1994 1980
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
18.46"
(468.88mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Ties: 1986
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
40.65"
(1,032.51mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1994 1935
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
63.29"
(1,607.57mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
78.85"
(2,002.79mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 1937
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2012
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
96.34"
(2,447.04mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
10.08"
(256.04mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1938
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/