Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 1900
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1938
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1966 1976
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1904
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1963 1958
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1912
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 1900
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2001
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
15.34"
(389.64mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1970 1926
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2001
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1900
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
22.84"
(580.14mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
36.41"
(924.81mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
51.89"
(1,318.01mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
85.14"
(2,162.56mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
7.18"
(182.38mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
107.81"
(2,738.37mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
3.92"
(99.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
132.50"
(3,365.50mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/