Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2009 1901
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1927
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Ties: 1975
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1896
Ties: 1975
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1896
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1980
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1896
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
11.23"
(285.24mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2008 1980
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1999
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2010 1980
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1999
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
20.37"
(517.40mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
23.98"
(609.09mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
32.85"
(834.39mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
44.61"
(1,133.09mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
9.98"
(253.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1935
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1995
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
67.27"
(1,708.66mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
15.42"
(391.67mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
80.76"
(2,051.30mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
11.70"
(297.18mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
98.68"
(2,506.47mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2010 1938
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/