Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1913
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1968
Ties: 1937
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1955 1939
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1969, 2018
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
3.90"
(99.06mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1971
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Ties: 1935
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1900
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1900
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
21.52"
(546.61mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1968
Ties: 1898
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1952 1910
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1968
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
-1.98"
(-50.30mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1977
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
24.03"
(610.36mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1977
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
38.88"
(987.55mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2016
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
48.99"
(1,244.35mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
73.71"
(1,872.23mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
-4.23"
(-107.45mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
103.79"
(2,636.27mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
126.25"
(3,206.75mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/