Climate at a Glance

Divisional Rankings

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Minnesota, Climate Division 2. North Central

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1917
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1962
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2009 1980
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1896
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2003 1980
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1896
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1952, 1980
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1896
Ties: 1993
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2010 1900, 1952
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1896
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
7.70"
(195.58mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2010 1900
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1896
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1900
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1896
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1917
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1985
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
13.83"
(351.28mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1917
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1966
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
17.30"
(439.42mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1901
Ties: 2014
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
20.94"
(531.88mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1901
Ties: 1905
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
24.88"
(631.95mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1906
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
34.25"
(869.95mm)
32.68"
(830.07mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2012 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1906
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
52.51"
(1,333.75mm)
49.73"
(1,263.14mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1907
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
77.93"
(1,979.42mm)
74.58"
(1,894.33mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2015 1919
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2001
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
103.04"
(2,617.22mm)
99.43"
(2,525.52mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2001
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
126.82"
(3,221.23mm)
124.25"
(3,155.95mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2011 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2001

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/