Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1962
1-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1969
Dec 1961–Jan 1962
2-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1969
Ties: 1912, 1927
Nov 1961–Jan 1962
3-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1961 1940
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1997
Oct 1961–Jan 1962
4-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1972
Sep 1961–Jan 1962
5-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Aug 1961–Jan 1962
6-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1901
Jul 1961–Jan 1962
7-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1932
Jun 1961–Jan 1962
8-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
May 1961–Jan 1962
9-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Apr 1961–Jan 1962
10-Month
21.80"
(553.72mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1969
Mar 1961–Jan 1962
11-Month
22.94"
(582.68mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1969
Feb 1961–Jan 1962
12-Month
23.49"
(596.65mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Aug 1960–Jan 1962
18-Month
33.55"
(852.17mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Feb 1960–Jan 1962
24-Month
47.16"
(1,197.86mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Feb 1959–Jan 1962
36-Month
73.58"
(1,868.93mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1961 1935
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Feb 1958–Jan 1962
48-Month
93.99"
(2,387.35mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
-9.85"
(-250.19mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Feb 1957–Jan 1962
60-Month
123.44"
(3,135.38mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
-6.39"
(-162.30mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/