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Minnesota, Climate Division 5. Central

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1962 1913, 1943
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1968
Ties: 1917, 1971
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
3.86"
(98.04mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1969 1939
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1996
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
4.82"
(122.42mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1971
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1969 1952
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2005
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
12.94"
(328.68mm)
10.31"
(261.87mm)
2.63"
(66.81mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
16.01"
(406.65mm)
13.84"
(351.54mm)
2.17"
(55.11mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2016
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
19.69"
(500.13mm)
18.16"
(461.26mm)
1.53"
(38.87mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
21.46"
(545.08mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
26.15"
(664.21mm)
23.61"
(599.69mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1913
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
27.27"
(692.66mm)
24.94"
(633.48mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1965
Ties: 1981
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
26.42"
(671.07mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
39.31"
(998.47mm)
40.33"
(1,024.38mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
51.13"
(1,298.70mm)
52.83"
(1,341.88mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1923
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1986
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
85.36"
(2,168.14mm)
79.24"
(2,012.70mm)
6.12"
(155.44mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1986
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
106.96"
(2,716.78mm)
105.58"
(2,681.73mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1986
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
131.00"
(3,327.40mm)
131.95"
(3,351.53mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/