Climate at a Glance

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Minnesota, Climate Division 2. North Central

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1976 1917
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1962
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1976 1980
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 1914
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1980
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 2011
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1952, 1980
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1900, 1952
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1902
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1900
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1900
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1896
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1985
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
13.83"
(351.28mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 1917
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1966
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1901
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
20.94"
(531.88mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1901
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
24.88"
(631.95mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1906
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
35.42"
(899.67mm)
32.68"
(830.07mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1906
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
58.06"
(1,474.72mm)
49.73"
(1,263.14mm)
8.33"
(211.58mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1907
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
79.78"
(2,026.41mm)
74.58"
(1,894.33mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1919
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2001
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
102.72"
(2,609.09mm)
99.43"
(2,525.52mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2001
Ties: 1995
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
128.49"
(3,263.65mm)
124.25"
(3,155.95mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2001

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/