Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1900
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1938
Ties: 1913, 2003
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1896
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1896
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1896
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
8.53"
(216.66mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1896
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1968 1958
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1896
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1900
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2001
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1968 1926
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2001
Ties: 1899
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1968 1900
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 1935
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
17.93"
(455.42mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 1953
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
25.62"
(650.75mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
36.28"
(921.51mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 1909
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
58.87"
(1,495.30mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
6.86"
(174.25mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2017
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
81.54"
(2,071.12mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
3.58"
(90.94mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
106.23"
(2,698.24mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
135.46"
(3,440.68mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 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/