Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1900
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1938
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1896
Ties: 1955
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1896
Ties: 1917
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1896
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1896
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1939 1958
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1896
Ties: 2003
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1947 1900
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2001
Ties: 1905, 1994
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1946 1926
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2001
Ties: 1949
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1900
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
19.98"
(507.49mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
33.28"
(845.31mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
52.95"
(1,344.93mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
78.64"
(1,997.46mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
0.68"
(17.28mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
108.11"
(2,745.99mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
4.22"
(107.18mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
135.62"
(3,444.75mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
5.81"
(147.58mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/