Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1969
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1969
Ties: 1971, 1973
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1955 1940
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1997
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1972
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Ties: 1939
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
19.13"
(485.90mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
21.34"
(542.04mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1969
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
23.96"
(608.58mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1955 1911
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1969
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
25.22"
(640.59mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1911
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
34.51"
(876.55mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
49.65"
(1,261.11mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Ties: 1981
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
79.60"
(2,021.84mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1955 1935
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
101.98"
(2,590.29mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1951 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
133.06"
(3,379.72mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/