Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1920 1900
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1938
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1920 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1896
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1896
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1896
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1896
Ties: 1963
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1920 1958
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1896
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1918 1900
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2001
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1918 1926
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2001
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1920 1900
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2011
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1918 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2011
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
25.37"
(644.40mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2011
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
33.69"
(855.73mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1919 1911
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2011
Ties: 1902
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
53.18"
(1,350.77mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2017
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
76.71"
(1,948.43mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1920 1935
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Ties: 1956
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
97.67"
(2,480.82mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
-6.22"
(-157.99mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
122.06"
(3,100.32mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
-7.75"
(-196.85mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/