Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1901
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1927
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1896
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1896
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1896
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1896
Ties: 1967
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1896
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1980
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1896
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2002 1980
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2002 1980
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
18.73"
(475.74mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
22.67"
(575.82mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2002 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
34.77"
(883.16mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1993 1935
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1995
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
54.75"
(1,390.65mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
72.71"
(1,846.83mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
96.63"
(2,454.40mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
10.37"
(263.40mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2002 1938
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 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/