Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1945
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1940 1900
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1938
Apr–May 1945
2-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 1976
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1896
Ties: 1914
Mar–May 1945
3-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1896
Ties: 1963, 1998
Feb–May 1945
4-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1896
Jan–May 1945
5-Month
8.78"
(223.01mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1896
Dec 1944–May 1945
6-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1940 1958
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1896
Ties: 1964
Nov 1944–May 1945
7-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1944 1900
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2001
Ties: 1942
Oct 1944–May 1945
8-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1926
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2001
Ties: 1989, 2002
Sep 1944–May 1945
9-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1940 1900
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2011
Aug 1944–May 1945
10-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Jul 1944–May 1945
11-Month
22.92"
(582.17mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Jun 1944–May 1945
12-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Dec 1943–May 1945
18-Month
38.93"
(988.82mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1944 1911
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Jun 1943–May 1945
24-Month
56.98"
(1,447.29mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
Jun 1942–May 1945
36-Month
84.07"
(2,135.38mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
6.11"
(155.20mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1935
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jun 1941–May 1945
48-Month
114.16"
(2,899.66mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
10.27"
(260.85mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Jun 1940–May 1945
60-Month
140.67"
(3,573.02mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
10.86"
(275.85mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Ties: 2000

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/