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Minnesota, Climate Division 5. Central

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1912
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1978 1959
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1978 1959
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1997
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
6.72"
(170.69mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1972
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
9.58"
(243.33mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1969
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Ties: 1907, 1997
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
25.39"
(644.91mm)
21.01"
(533.65mm)
4.38"
(111.26mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
24.29"
(616.97mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
32.25"
(819.15mm)
26.43"
(671.32mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
41.03"
(1,042.16mm)
33.19"
(843.03mm)
7.84"
(199.13mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
63.76"
(1,619.50mm)
52.84"
(1,342.14mm)
10.92"
(277.36mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1987
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
80.04"
(2,033.02mm)
79.20"
(2,011.68mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1987
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
107.06"
(2,719.32mm)
105.55"
(2,680.97mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1987
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
131.71"
(3,345.43mm)
131.98"
(3,352.29mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/