Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1900
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1938
Ties: 1969
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 1958
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1900
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2001
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1940 1926
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2001
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1945 1900
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2011
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
34.74"
(882.40mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Ties: 1898, 1905, 1939
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
55.16"
(1,401.06mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2017
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
82.67"
(2,099.82mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
4.71"
(119.64mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1942 1935
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
109.76"
(2,787.90mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
5.87"
(149.09mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
139.85"
(3,552.19mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
10.04"
(255.02mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 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/