Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1952
1-Month
0.35"
(8.89mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1913
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1968
Nov–Dec 1952
2-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1939
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1903, 1921, 1979
Oct–Dec 1952
3-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1971
Sep–Dec 1952
4-Month
2.20"
(55.88mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Aug–Dec 1952
5-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1976
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1900
Jul–Dec 1952
6-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1900
Jun–Dec 1952
7-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010
May–Dec 1952
8-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010
Apr–Dec 1952
9-Month
19.34"
(491.24mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Mar–Dec 1952
10-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Feb–Dec 1952
11-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan–Dec 1952
12-Month
22.46"
(570.48mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jul 1951–Dec 1952
18-Month
39.21"
(995.93mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1949 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan 1951–Dec 1952
24-Month
52.98"
(1,345.69mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan 1950–Dec 1952
36-Month
79.03"
(2,007.36mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan 1949–Dec 1952
48-Month
105.61"
(2,682.49mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan 1948–Dec 1952
60-Month
128.46"
(3,262.88mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/