Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2009 1900
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2010 1976
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1896
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1896
Ties: 1957
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
7.38"
(187.45mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1896
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1896
Ties: 1920
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1896
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1900
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2001
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
2.72"
(69.08mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1926
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2001
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1900
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Ties: 1906
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
21.26"
(540.00mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Ties: 1896
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
38.11"
(967.99mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1911
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
56.76"
(1,441.70mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2017
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
84.20"
(2,138.68mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
6.24"
(158.50mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1935
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
109.59"
(2,783.59mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
136.27"
(3,461.26mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
6.46"
(164.09mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/