Climate at a Glance

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Minnesota, Climate Division 2. North Central

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1917
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1962
Ties: 1915, 1933
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1980
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1925
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1976 1980
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952, 1980
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1976 1900, 1952
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
6.89"
(175.01mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1976 1900
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
10.39"
(263.91mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1900
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1896
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1985
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
13.83"
(351.28mm)
4.56"
(115.83mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1966
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
22.63"
(574.80mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1901
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
25.78"
(654.81mm)
20.94"
(531.88mm)
4.84"
(122.93mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1901
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
29.53"
(750.06mm)
24.88"
(631.95mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1906
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
39.27"
(997.46mm)
32.68"
(830.07mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1906
Ties: 2000
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
51.25"
(1,301.75mm)
49.73"
(1,263.14mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1907
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
74.19"
(1,884.43mm)
74.58"
(1,894.33mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 1919
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2001
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
99.96"
(2,538.98mm)
99.43"
(2,525.52mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2001
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
131.94"
(3,351.28mm)
124.25"
(3,155.95mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2001

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published March 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/