Climate at a Glance

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Minnesota, Climate Division 2. North Central

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1962
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1995 1980
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1896
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1996 1980
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1896
Ties: 1936
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1952, 1980
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1896
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1995 1900, 1952
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1896
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1995 1900
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1896
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1900
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1896
Ties: 1905, 1970
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1985
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
17.06"
(433.32mm)
13.83"
(351.28mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1966
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
19.34"
(491.24mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
20.94"
(531.88mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
26.98"
(685.29mm)
24.88"
(631.95mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1906
Ties: 1989
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
35.18"
(893.57mm)
32.68"
(830.07mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1918
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1906
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
56.46"
(1,434.08mm)
49.73"
(1,263.14mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1907
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
84.57"
(2,148.08mm)
74.58"
(1,894.33mm)
9.99"
(253.75mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1919
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2001
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
109.82"
(2,789.43mm)
99.43"
(2,525.52mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2001
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
134.71"
(3,421.63mm)
124.25"
(3,155.95mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2001

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/