Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1969
Ties: 2017
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1969
Ties: 1911, 1965
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1997
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1972
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1924 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
20.32"
(516.13mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1969
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
21.79"
(553.47mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1969
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
22.38"
(568.45mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
36.95"
(938.53mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
53.46"
(1,357.88mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
78.49"
(1,993.65mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1951 1935
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
105.03"
(2,667.76mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
128.96"
(3,275.58mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2021, retrieved on December 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/