Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1913
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1968
Ties: 1955, 1995
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1939
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1973
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1971
Ties: 1928
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1900
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1900
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-4.06"
(-103.13mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1968
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
21.08"
(535.43mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1968
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1977
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
22.85"
(580.39mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1977
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
35.88"
(911.35mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1940 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
48.23"
(1,225.04mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
76.37"
(1,939.80mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
103.32"
(2,624.33mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
133.35"
(3,387.09mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/