Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1997 1901
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1927
Ties: 1954
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1896
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1896
Ties: 1946, 1992
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Ties: 1895, 2012
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1896
Ties: 1914, 1976
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1992 1980
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1896
Ties: 1964
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1994 1980
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1999
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1994 1980
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
10.21"
(259.33mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1999
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
22.84"
(580.14mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
35.18"
(893.57mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1993 1935
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1995
Ties: 1925, 2021
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
53.64"
(1,362.46mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1993 1936
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
75.83"
(1,926.08mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
98.47"
(2,501.14mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
12.21"
(310.14mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1938
8th 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 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/