Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1995 1900
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1938
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1976
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
7.38"
(187.45mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1994 1958
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1988 1900
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2001
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1995 1926
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2001
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1994 1900
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
20.77"
(527.56mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
26.41"
(670.81mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
4.47"
(113.53mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
37.27"
(946.66mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1911
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2011
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
57.72"
(1,466.09mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
5.71"
(145.04mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
87.53"
(2,223.26mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1935
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
115.49"
(2,933.45mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
11.60"
(294.64mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
143.38"
(3,641.85mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 13, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/