Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1900
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1938
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1976
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
4.81"
(122.17mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
62nd Driest Driest to Date 1958
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1896
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
11.46"
(291.08mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
95th Driest Driest to Date 1900
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2001
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
2.12"
(53.84mm)
99th Driest Driest to Date 1926
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2001
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
91st Driest Driest to Date 1900
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
18.88"
(479.55mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
68th Driest Driest to Date 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
21.05"
(534.67mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
24.72"
(627.89mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
39.19"
(995.43mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
4.48"
(113.80mm)
105th Driest Driest to Date 1911
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
55.23"
(1,402.84mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
85th Driest Driest to Date 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 29, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/