Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1900
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1938
Ties: 1913, 1970
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Ties: 1920
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Ties: 1920
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2002 1958
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Ties: 1948
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1988 1900
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2001
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
10.49"
(266.45mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2000 1926
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2001
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1994 1900
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
18.12"
(460.25mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
23.06"
(585.72mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
1.12"
(28.44mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
29.20"
(741.68mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
36.33"
(922.78mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1911
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
53.01"
(1,346.45mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1991 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
7.16"
(181.87mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1935
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
112.14"
(2,848.36mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
142.55"
(3,620.77mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
12.74"
(323.60mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/