Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2001
1-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1997 1901
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1927
Apr–May 2001
2-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1896
Ties: 1943, 1979
Mar–May 2001
3-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1896
Feb–May 2001
4-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1896
Jan–May 2001
5-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1896
Dec 2000–May 2001
6-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1896
Nov 2000–May 2001
7-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2000 1980
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1896
Oct 2000–May 2001
8-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2000 1980
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Sep 2000–May 2001
9-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2000 1980
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Aug 2000–May 2001
10-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Jul 2000–May 2001
11-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Jun 2000–May 2001
12-Month
19.98"
(507.49mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Dec 1999–May 2001
18-Month
25.93"
(658.62mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1998 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Jun 1999–May 2001
24-Month
37.94"
(963.68mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1998 1935
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1995
Jun 1998–May 2001
36-Month
61.86"
(1,571.24mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2000 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jun 1997–May 2001
48-Month
78.88"
(2,003.55mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
9.82"
(249.43mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2000 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Jun 1996–May 2001
60-Month
97.04"
(2,464.82mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
10.78"
(273.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2000 1938
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/