Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1940 1900
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1938
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1896
Ties: 1957
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1896
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1896
Ties: 1932
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1896
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1958
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1896
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1900
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2001
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1946 1926
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2001
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1946 1900
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
19.77"
(502.16mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
36.43"
(925.32mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1946 1911
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
53.41"
(1,356.61mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
82.88"
(2,105.15mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1946 1935
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
110.39"
(2,803.91mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
137.48"
(3,491.99mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/