Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
1.79"
(45.47mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1939 1895
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1977
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1939 1958
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1979
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1912
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1897
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1934 1958
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1925 2003
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1897
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1926 1963
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1971
Ties: 1961
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1924 1953
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 2015
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1937 1968
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Ties: 1931
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
20.84"
(529.34mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
20.11"
(510.79mm)
23.94"
(608.08mm)
-3.83"
(-97.29mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
48.97"
(1,243.84mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
75.01"
(1,905.25mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1939 1935
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
93.05"
(2,363.47mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
-10.78"
(-273.81mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
119.42"
(3,033.27mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
-10.39"
(-263.90mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2020, retrieved on April 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/