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Minnesota, Climate Division 6. East Central

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1900
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1971 1900
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1900
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2012
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1900
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
8.48"
(215.39mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1900, 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
9.33"
(236.98mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1900
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1900
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2001
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
12.95"
(328.93mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1970 1987
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2001
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1970 1926
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1986
Ties: 1903
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
19.83"
(503.68mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2011
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
31.58"
(802.13mm)
27.93"
(709.42mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 1965
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
37.22"
(945.39mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
61.01"
(1,549.65mm)
55.85"
(1,418.59mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2012
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
83.72"
(2,126.49mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
120.79"
(3,068.07mm)
111.60"
(2,834.64mm)
9.19"
(233.43mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
146.68"
(3,725.67mm)
139.48"
(3,542.79mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/