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Minnesota, Climate Division 5. Central

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1980 1913, 1943
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1968
Ties: 1899
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1980 1939
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1996
Ties: 1958
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1971
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1980 1952
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
10.31"
(261.87mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1924
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
15.76"
(400.30mm)
13.84"
(351.54mm)
1.92"
(48.76mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
21.56"
(547.62mm)
18.16"
(461.26mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
21.47"
(545.34mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
26.04"
(661.42mm)
23.61"
(599.69mm)
2.43"
(61.73mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
27.27"
(692.66mm)
24.94"
(633.48mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1965
Ties: 1970
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
28.95"
(735.33mm)
26.42"
(671.07mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
41.96"
(1,065.78mm)
40.33"
(1,024.38mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1896
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
52.83"
(1,341.88mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1923
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1986
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
81.28"
(2,064.51mm)
79.24"
(2,012.70mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1986
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
109.03"
(2,769.36mm)
105.58"
(2,681.73mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1979 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1986
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
144.71"
(3,675.63mm)
131.95"
(3,351.53mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/