Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1969
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1969
Ties: 1932, 1999
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1940
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1997
Ties: 2009
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1972
Ties: 1991
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2020
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1901
Ties: 1956
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
13.11"
(332.99mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2017
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
25.44"
(646.18mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1969
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
26.94"
(684.28mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1969
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
27.74"
(704.60mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2020
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
53.13"
(1,349.50mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
97.79"
(2,483.87mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
-6.05"
(-153.67mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
118.97"
(3,021.84mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
-10.86"
(-275.84mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/