Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2021
1-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2020 1901
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1927
Apr–May 2021
2-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1896
Mar–May 2021
3-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2020 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1896
Feb–May 2021
4-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2020 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1896
Jan–May 2021
5-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2020 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1896
Dec 2020–May 2021
6-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1896
Nov 2020–May 2021
7-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1980 1980
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1896
Oct 2020–May 2021
8-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1988 1980
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1999
Sep 2020–May 2021
9-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1980
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Aug 2020–May 2021
10-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1999
Jul 2020–May 2021
11-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2008 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Jun 2020–May 2021
12-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Dec 2019–May 2021
18-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-6.24"
(-158.50mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Jun 2019–May 2021
24-Month
35.19"
(893.83mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2019 1935
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1995
Jun 2018–May 2021
36-Month
53.91"
(1,369.31mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2019 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Jun 2017–May 2021
48-Month
68.01"
(1,727.45mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2012
Jun 2016–May 2021
60-Month
87.21"
(2,215.13mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2008 1938
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/