Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1976 1900
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
5.55"
(140.97mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1922
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1956
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1976 1958
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1997
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1900
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2001
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1926
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2001
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 1900
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
22.91"
(581.91mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2011
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
30.45"
(773.43mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
41.27"
(1,048.26mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
6.56"
(166.63mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
51.08"
(1,297.43mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2017
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
74.84"
(1,900.94mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
-3.12"
(-79.24mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 1935
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
99.74"
(2,533.40mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
128.82"
(3,272.03mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 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/