Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1898
1-Month
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1969
Ties: 1942
Dec 1897–Jan 1898
2-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1969
Nov 1897–Jan 1898
3-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1940
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1997
Oct 1897–Jan 1898
4-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
-1.87"
(-47.49mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1972
Sep 1897–Jan 1898
5-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1897–Jan 1898
6-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1901
Jul 1897–Jan 1898
7-Month
14.25"
(361.95mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2017
Jun 1897–Jan 1898
8-Month
19.50"
(495.30mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1897 1977
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May 1897–Jan 1898
9-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Ties: 1905
Apr 1897–Jan 1898
10-Month
22.42"
(569.47mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1969
Mar 1897–Jan 1898
11-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1969
Feb 1897–Jan 1898
12-Month
25.79"
(655.07mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1896–Jan 1898
18-Month
38.38"
(974.85mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
63rd Driest Driest to Date 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1896–Jan 1898
24-Month
57.64"
(1,464.06mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
5.68"
(144.28mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1895–Jan 1898
36-Month
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
66th Driest Driest to Date 1935
59th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/