Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2005
1-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2002 1901
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1927
Apr–May 2005
2-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1896
Mar–May 2005
3-Month
4.58"
(116.33mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1896
Feb–May 2005
4-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1896
Ties: 1911
Jan–May 2005
5-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1896
Ties: 1937, 1964
Dec 2004–May 2005
6-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1896
Ties: 2012
Nov 2004–May 2005
7-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2002 1980
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1896
Oct 2004–May 2005
8-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1980
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1999
Sep 2004–May 2005
9-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2003 1980
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2011
Aug 2004–May 2005
10-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1999
Jul 2004–May 2005
11-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Jun 2004–May 2005
12-Month
16.98"
(431.29mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Dec 2003–May 2005
18-Month
24.78"
(629.41mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2004 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Ties: 1915
Jun 2003–May 2005
24-Month
33.90"
(861.06mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1993 1935
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1995
Jun 2002–May 2005
36-Month
52.63"
(1,336.80mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2004 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Jun 2001–May 2005
48-Month
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2012
Jun 2000–May 2005
60-Month
88.65"
(2,251.71mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1994 1938
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Ties: 1982

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/