Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2009
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1901
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1927
Apr–May 2009
2-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Ties: 1904
Mar–May 2009
3-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Feb–May 2009
4-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Ties: 1985
Jan–May 2009
5-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Dec 2008–May 2009
6-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Nov 2008–May 2009
7-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2008 1980
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Oct 2008–May 2009
8-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2008 1980
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Sep 2008–May 2009
9-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2008 1980
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Aug 2008–May 2009
10-Month
16.17"
(410.72mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Jul 2008–May 2009
11-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Jun 2008–May 2009
12-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Dec 2007–May 2009
18-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2011
Jun 2007–May 2009
24-Month
36.15"
(918.21mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2008 1935
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1995
Jun 2006–May 2009
36-Month
54.07"
(1,373.38mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2008 1936
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Jun 2005–May 2009
48-Month
74.56"
(1,893.82mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2008 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2012
Jun 2004–May 2009
60-Month
91.54"
(2,325.12mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
5.28"
(134.12mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2008 1938
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/