Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1898 1900
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1938
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
1.12"
(28.44mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Ties: 1906, 1998
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1898 1958
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1898 1900
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2001
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1898 1926
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2001
Ties: 1970
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1898 1900
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1897 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
33.43"
(849.12mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1911
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
52.15"
(1,324.61mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2017
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
76.87"
(1,952.50mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
45th Driest Driest to Date 1935
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
107.38"
(2,727.45mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
69th Driest Driest to Date 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/