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Minnesota, Climate Division 5. Central

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1976 1913, 1943
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1968
Ties: 1983
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1976 1939
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1996
Ties: 1955
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1971
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
10.31"
(261.87mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
13.84"
(351.54mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
18.16"
(461.26mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
23.08"
(586.23mm)
21.47"
(545.34mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1914
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
26.59"
(675.39mm)
23.61"
(599.69mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
27.30"
(693.42mm)
24.94"
(633.48mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
27.57"
(700.28mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
26.42"
(671.07mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
40.33"
(1,024.38mm)
7.61"
(193.30mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
63.43"
(1,611.12mm)
52.83"
(1,341.88mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1923
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1986
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
78.11"
(1,983.99mm)
79.24"
(2,012.70mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1986
Ties: 1959
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
106.65"
(2,708.91mm)
105.58"
(2,681.73mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
127.76"
(3,245.10mm)
131.95"
(3,351.53mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/