Brainerd breaks record high rainfall in May
Brainerd hit a record for the amount of rainfall in the month of May.
The National Weather Service in Duluth (NWS) reported Brainerd’s rainfall in May is 8.66 inches. Normal rainfall for May for Brainerd is 3.14 inches. Due to the rainfall, Gull Lake on Sunday was nearly 1 foot above normal summer operating level.
According to Mark Mortensen of the DNR Forestry Office in Brainerd, the Brainerd airport showed 8.91 inches fell so far in May.
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