Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1941 1900
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
Ties: 1965
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1941 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
9.58"
(243.33mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
10.39"
(263.91mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1941 1958
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1940 1900
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2001
Ties: 1945
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1940 1926
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2001
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1941 1900
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Ties: 1966
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
4.08"
(103.64mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
39.66"
(1,007.36mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Ties: 1999
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
56.60"
(1,437.64mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
79.07"
(2,008.38mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
101.01"
(2,565.65mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
-2.88"
(-73.16mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2019
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
128.45"
(3,262.63mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 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/