Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2018 1900
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1938
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
6.82"
(173.23mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2018 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1896
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1896
Ties: 1986
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1896
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1896
Ties: 1916, 1991
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1896
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1900
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2001
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
16.80"
(426.72mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1926
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2001
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
6.26"
(159.01mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1900
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
6.59"
(167.38mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
34.25"
(869.95mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
8.24"
(209.30mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
6.93"
(176.03mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
60.76"
(1,543.30mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
94.85"
(2,409.19mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
16.89"
(429.01mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1935
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
123.98"
(3,149.09mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
20.09"
(510.28mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
151.61"
(3,850.89mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
21.80"
(553.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/