Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1939 1987
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
0.82"
(20.82mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1896
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1934 1987
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2001
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
8.81"
(223.77mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1939 1926, 1987
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2001
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1926 1959
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
20.59"
(522.99mm)
22.89"
(581.41mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1939 1911
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
22.83"
(579.88mm)
25.99"
(660.15mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
32.87"
(834.90mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
48.56"
(1,233.42mm)
51.97"
(1,320.04mm)
-3.41"
(-86.62mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1936
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
73.88"
(1,876.55mm)
77.92"
(1,979.17mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1939 1935
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
94.47"
(2,399.54mm)
103.85"
(2,637.79mm)
-9.38"
(-238.25mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1938 1933
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1938
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
119.74"
(3,041.40mm)
129.78"
(3,296.41mm)
-10.04"
(-255.01mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/