Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1952 1900
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1938
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
7.06"
(179.32mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1896
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1896
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1896
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1958
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1896
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1952 1900
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2001
Ties: 2014
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1952 1926
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2001
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1900
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Ties: 1968
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Ties: 1970
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
27.18"
(690.37mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
34.30"
(871.22mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1949 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
54.14"
(1,375.16mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
2.13"
(54.11mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
78.53"
(1,994.66mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1951 1935
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1950
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
108.14"
(2,746.76mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
131.83"
(3,348.48mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 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/