Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1997 1901
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1927
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1896
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1896
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1896
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1896
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1896
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2008 1980
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1896
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2008 1980
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1999
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2015 1980
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Ties: 2019
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1999
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
19.20"
(487.68mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Ties: 1915
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
37.00"
(939.80mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1995
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
76.40"
(1,940.56mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2012
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
94.43"
(2,398.52mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1938
19th 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/