Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1997 1900
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1938
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1896
Ties: 1961
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1896
Ties: 1945, 1963
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1896
Ties: 1990
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1896
Ties: 1899, 1906
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1997 1958
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1896
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1996 1900
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2001
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1994 1926
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2001
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1994 1900
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Ties: 1935
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Ties: 1941, 1987
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
35.48"
(901.19mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
54.57"
(1,386.08mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1991 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
83.24"
(2,114.30mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
5.28"
(134.12mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1992 1935
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 2007
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
112.29"
(2,852.17mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
8.40"
(213.36mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
142.10"
(3,609.34mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/