Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1986 1900
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1938
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1976
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1958
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1980 1900
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2001
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
-3.08"
(-78.24mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1958 1926
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2001
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1981 1900
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Ties: 1941, 1998
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
27.74"
(704.60mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
38.40"
(975.36mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1984 1911
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
58.27"
(1,480.06mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
6.26"
(159.01mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2017
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
89.24"
(2,266.70mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
11.28"
(286.52mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1935
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
118.25"
(3,003.55mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
146.09"
(3,710.69mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
16.28"
(413.52mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 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/