Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1937 1900
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1938
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
10.66"
(270.76mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
4.22"
(107.18mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
11.46"
(291.08mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1958
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1900
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2001
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1937 1926
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2001
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1900
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
24.56"
(623.82mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Ties: 2014
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
39.68"
(1,007.87mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2011
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
49.32"
(1,252.73mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
75.00"
(1,905.00mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1937 1935
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
99.46"
(2,526.28mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
-4.43"
(-112.53mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
116.25"
(2,952.75mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
-13.56"
(-344.42mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/