Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
0.81"
(20.57mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1984 1901
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1927
Ties: 1924
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1896
Ties: 1959
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
3.74"
(95.00mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1896
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
4.04"
(102.62mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1896
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1896
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1896
Ties: 1964
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1980
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 1980
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
11.03"
(280.16mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1980
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
15.36"
(390.14mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
24.02"
(610.11mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
36.62"
(930.15mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1993 1935
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1995
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
58.81"
(1,493.77mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
81.45"
(2,068.83mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
97.01"
(2,464.05mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
10.75"
(273.05mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1938
10th 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 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/