Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1939 1913
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1968
Ties: 1929, 1971, 1991
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1939 1939
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1902
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1971
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2010
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1900
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1900
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2010
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2010
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1968
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
24.00"
(609.60mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1968
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
24.81"
(630.17mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1977
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
25.10"
(637.54mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1977
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
35.09"
(891.29mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
-4.91"
(-124.71mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
46.85"
(1,189.99mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
74.12"
(1,882.65mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
100.24"
(2,546.10mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2018
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
118.87"
(3,019.30mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
-10.95"
(-278.13mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1938 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/