Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1958 1900
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1938
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1896
Ties: 1998
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1896
Ties: 1912
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1896
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1896
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1959 1958
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1896
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1958 1900
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2001
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1958 1926
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2001
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1958 1900
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Ties: 1957
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
19.60"
(497.84mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
23.24"
(590.30mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-2.77"
(-70.35mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
32.54"
(826.52mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
-2.17"
(-55.11mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
50.23"
(1,275.84mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
73.63"
(1,870.20mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1957 1935
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
99.66"
(2,531.36mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
-4.23"
(-107.45mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
124.04"
(3,150.62mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
-5.77"
(-146.55mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/