Climatological Rankings

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Look up monthly U.S., Statewide, DivisionalClimate Divisions, and RegionalClimate Regions Temperature, Precipitation, Degree Days, and Palmer (Drought) rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 60-month, and Year-to-Date time periods. Data and statistics are as of January 1895.
Please note, Degree Days are not available for Agricultural Belts

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Minnesota Precipitation Rankings, May 2012


Driest
110
13
Normal
13
110
Wettest

More information on Climatological Rankings

Period Amount 20th Century
Average
Departure Rank
(out of 120 years)
Record Wettest/Driest
Since
Mar - May 2012
3-month period
10.35"
(262.89 mm)
6.44"
(163.58 mm)
3.91"
(99.31 mm)
116th Driest 1934 Driest since: 2011
4th Wettest 1896 Wettest since: 1965