Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2009 1900
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1938
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1896
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1896
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1896
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1896
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1896
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
10.01"
(254.25mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2018 1900
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2001
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
11.94"
(303.28mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2018 1926
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2001
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
19.08"
(484.63mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1900
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
18.33"
(465.58mm)
4.06"
(103.13mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
27.01"
(686.05mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
5.07"
(128.77mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
34.71"
(881.63mm)
8.03"
(203.97mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
64.81"
(1,646.17mm)
52.01"
(1,321.05mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
91.32"
(2,319.53mm)
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
13.36"
(339.35mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1935
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
125.41"
(3,185.41mm)
103.89"
(2,638.81mm)
21.52"
(546.60mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
154.54"
(3,925.32mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
24.73"
(628.15mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/