Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1953
1-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1895
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1977
Ties: 1956
Feb–Mar 1953
2-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1952 1958
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1979
Ties: 1975
Jan–Mar 1953
3-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1952 1912
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1897
Ties: 1990
Dec 1952–Mar 1953
4-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1958
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1969
Ties: 1908, 2001
Nov 1952–Mar 1953
5-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 2003
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1897
Oct 1952–Mar 1953
6-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1926 1963
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1971
Sep 1952–Mar 1953
7-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1953
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Aug 1952–Mar 1953
8-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-3.52"
(-89.40mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1924 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Jul 1952–Mar 1953
9-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1968
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Jun 1952–Mar 1953
10-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
20.84"
(529.34mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
May 1952–Mar 1953
11-Month
21.66"
(550.16mm)
23.94"
(608.08mm)
-2.28"
(-57.92mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1949 1911
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Apr 1952–Mar 1953
12-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1969
Oct 1951–Mar 1953
18-Month
30.66"
(778.76mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Apr 1951–Mar 1953
24-Month
51.97"
(1,320.04mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1950 1924
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Apr 1950–Mar 1953
36-Month
78.48"
(1,993.39mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1951 1935
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Apr 1949–Mar 1953
48-Month
105.17"
(2,671.32mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Apr 1948–Mar 1953
60-Month
128.75"
(3,270.25mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/