Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 1900
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1938
Ties: 1923
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Ties: 1973
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1939 1958
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 1900
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2001
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1934 1926
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2001
Ties: 1917
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1900
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-4.46"
(-113.29mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
22.47"
(570.74mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-3.54"
(-89.91mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1935 1911
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
44.41"
(1,128.01mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1935 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
71.85"
(1,824.99mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
-6.11"
(-155.19mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1939 1935
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
93.73"
(2,380.74mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
-10.16"
(-258.07mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
119.41"
(3,033.01mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
-10.40"
(-264.16mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/