Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1949 1900
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1938
Ties: 1985
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1949 1976
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1949 1958
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
2.78"
(70.62mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1949 1900
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2001
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
3.99"
(101.34mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1949 1926
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2001
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
2.73"
(69.35mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1949 1900
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
19.61"
(498.09mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Ties: 2010
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
25.51"
(647.95mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
3.57"
(90.67mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
29.61"
(752.09mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
38.39"
(975.11mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
3.68"
(93.48mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1949 1911
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
53.30"
(1,353.82mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
78.53"
(1,994.66mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1949 1935
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Ties: 1953
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
106.25"
(2,698.75mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
131.94"
(3,351.28mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
2.13"
(54.11mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 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/