Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1895 1900
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1938
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
6.24"
(158.49mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
5.74"
(145.80mm)
124th Driest Driest to Date 1958
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1896
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
5.73"
(145.55mm)
123rd Driest Driest to Date 1900
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2001
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
119th Driest Driest to Date 1926
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2001
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
122nd Driest Driest to Date 1900
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 2001
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
111th Driest Driest to Date 1934
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
105th Driest Driest to Date 1934
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 2016
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
115th Driest Driest to Date 1934
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/