Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2010 1900
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1938
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2010 1976
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1896
Ties: 1944
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1896
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1896
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1896
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2010 1958
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1896
Ties: 1916
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2010 1900
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2001
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
3.22"
(81.78mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2010 1926
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2001
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
21.57"
(547.88mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
6.71"
(170.44mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2010 1900
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
26.12"
(663.45mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
31.07"
(789.18mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
9.13"
(231.90mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
36.28"
(921.51mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
10.27"
(260.86mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
10.11"
(256.80mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
62.01"
(1,575.05mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
89.43"
(2,271.52mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
11.47"
(291.34mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2010 1935
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
117.02"
(2,972.31mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
140.91"
(3,579.11mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
11.10"
(281.94mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/