Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1940
1-Month
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1938 1968
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1922
Ties: 1917
Jan–Feb 1940
2-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1942
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Ties: 1905
Dec 1939–Feb 1940
3-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Nov 1939–Feb 1940
4-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2003
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1897
Oct 1939–Feb 1940
5-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1924 1963
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1971
Sep 1939–Feb 1940
6-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Aug 1939–Feb 1940
7-Month
8.86"
(225.04mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
-3.03"
(-76.97mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1924 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jul 1939–Feb 1940
8-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1924 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1939–Feb 1940
9-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
May 1939–Feb 1940
10-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Apr 1939–Feb 1940
11-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-5.06"
(-128.53mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Mar 1939–Feb 1940
12-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-5.68"
(-144.27mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Sep 1938–Feb 1940
18-Month
29.04"
(737.62mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-5.37"
(-136.39mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Mar 1938–Feb 1940
24-Month
48.68"
(1,236.47mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Mar 1937–Feb 1940
36-Month
73.92"
(1,877.57mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1939 1935
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Mar 1936–Feb 1940
48-Month
92.72"
(2,355.09mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
-11.11"
(-282.19mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1935–Feb 1940
60-Month
119.21"
(3,027.93mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
-10.62"
(-269.75mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/