Climate at a Glance

Divisional Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of March 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Minnesota, Climate Division 5. Central

Precipitation Rankings, December 1959

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
1.44"
(36.58mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1958 1913, 1943
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1968
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1939
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1996
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1971
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1958 1952
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2005
Ties: 1921
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
11.96"
(303.78mm)
10.31"
(261.87mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2010
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
13.84"
(351.54mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2016
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
18.16"
(461.26mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2010
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
23.64"
(600.46mm)
21.47"
(545.34mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2010
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
23.61"
(599.69mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1904
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
24.34"
(618.24mm)
24.94"
(633.48mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1965
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
24.74"
(628.40mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
26.42"
(671.07mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
36.95"
(938.53mm)
40.33"
(1,024.38mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
45.09"
(1,145.29mm)
52.83"
(1,341.88mm)
-7.74"
(-196.59mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1937 1923
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
78.11"
(1,983.99mm)
79.24"
(2,012.70mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986
Ties: 1978
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
104.94"
(2,665.48mm)
105.58"
(2,681.73mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
130.10"
(3,304.54mm)
131.95"
(3,351.53mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/