Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
2.31"
(58.67mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2012 1901
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1927
Ties: 1921
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1896
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1896
Ties: 1908
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
0.87"
(22.09mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1896
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1896
Ties: 1932
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1896
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1980
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1896
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
8.36"
(212.34mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1980
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1999
Ties: 1996
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2015 1980
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1999
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Ties: 1953
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
23.87"
(606.30mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1937
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
36.81"
(934.97mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1935
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1995
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
75.23"
(1,910.84mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2012
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
93.85"
(2,383.79mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
7.59"
(192.79mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2009 1938
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2013

Citing This Page

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