Climate at a Glance

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Minnesota, Climate Division 2. North Central

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1952 1917
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1962
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1952 1980
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1967
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1952 1980
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1952 1952, 1980
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1952 1900, 1952
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1952 1900
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1896
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1955 1900
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1896
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1917
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1985
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
13.83"
(351.28mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1917
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1966
Ties: 1954
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1924
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
20.99"
(533.15mm)
20.94"
(531.88mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
24.71"
(627.63mm)
24.88"
(631.95mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1906
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
32.75"
(831.85mm)
32.68"
(830.07mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1906
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
49.73"
(1,263.14mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1907
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
73.93"
(1,877.82mm)
74.58"
(1,894.33mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1949 1919
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2001
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
100.12"
(2,543.05mm)
99.43"
(2,525.52mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2001
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
123.02"
(3,124.71mm)
124.25"
(3,155.95mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2001

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/