Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
0.29"
(7.37mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Ties: 1990
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1997
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1924 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1972
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1924 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1924 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1990
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
30.86"
(783.84mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
-6.34"
(-161.04mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
48.67"
(1,236.22mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-3.29"
(-83.56mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
74.06"
(1,881.12mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1939 1935
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
93.25"
(2,368.55mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
-10.59"
(-268.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
-11.11"
(-282.19mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

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