Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1951
1-Month
0.50"
(12.70mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1969
Ties: 2006
Dec 1950–Jan 1951
2-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1969
Ties: 1936
Nov 1950–Jan 1951
3-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1997
Oct 1950–Jan 1951
4-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1946 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1972
Sep 1950–Jan 1951
5-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1980
Aug 1950–Jan 1951
6-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Jul 1950–Jan 1951
7-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Jun 1950–Jan 1951
8-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Ties: 1928
May 1950–Jan 1951
9-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Apr 1950–Jan 1951
10-Month
22.74"
(577.60mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1969
Mar 1950–Jan 1951
11-Month
24.65"
(626.11mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1949 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1969
Feb 1950–Jan 1951
12-Month
25.03"
(635.76mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1949 1911
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Aug 1949–Jan 1951
18-Month
35.34"
(897.64mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Feb 1949–Jan 1951
24-Month
51.57"
(1,309.88mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Feb 1948–Jan 1951
36-Month
75.50"
(1,917.70mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1935
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Feb 1947–Jan 1951
48-Month
100.83"
(2,561.08mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Feb 1946–Jan 1951
60-Month
128.84"
(3,272.54mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/