Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1973 1900
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1938
Ties: 1977
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1958
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1973 1900
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2001
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1926
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2001
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1973 1900
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
37.90"
(962.66mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1973 1911
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
56.03"
(1,423.16mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2017
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
85.99"
(2,184.15mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
8.03"
(203.97mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1973 1935
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
112.26"
(2,851.40mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
8.37"
(212.59mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
137.88"
(3,502.15mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
8.07"
(204.98mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/