Wettest Spring In Rochester MN

On May 17th, 2.43 inches of precipitation fell at the Rochester International Airport.  This raised the total for the meteorological spring (March 1st - May 31st) to 15.95 inches, making it the wettest spring on record.  The previous record was 15.87 inches in 2001.

    Wettest Meteorological Springs
           in Rochester MN
              1886-2013

            March 1-May 31
            Precipitation   
   Rank         Total          Year
   ----     -------------      ----
     1       15.95 inches      2013+
     1       15.87 inches      2001
     3       15.09 inches      1888
     4       14.57 inches      1990
     5       14.35 inches      1945
     6       12.85 inches      1982
     7       12.60 inches      1999
     8       12.37 inches      1973
     9       12.06 inches      1938
    10       11.91 inches      1991

    + Through May 17th



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