Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1962
1-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1953 1952
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1971
Sep–Oct 1962
2-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1960 1952
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug–Oct 1962
3-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1900
Jul–Oct 1962
4-Month
13.18"
(334.77mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1961 1976
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1900
Jun–Oct 1962
5-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
May–Oct 1962
6-Month
22.55"
(572.77mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1961 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2010
Apr–Oct 1962
7-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
21.12"
(536.45mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1961 1976
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1968
Mar–Oct 1962
8-Month
25.29"
(642.37mm)
22.38"
(568.45mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1961 1910
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Feb–Oct 1962
9-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
23.07"
(585.98mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1961 1910
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan–Oct 1962
10-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
23.86"
(606.04mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1961 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Dec 1961–Oct 1962
11-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
24.67"
(626.62mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1961 1910
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Nov 1961–Oct 1962
12-Month
29.23"
(742.44mm)
25.95"
(659.13mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
May 1961–Oct 1962
18-Month
46.26"
(1,175.00mm)
45.06"
(1,144.52mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1960–Oct 1962
24-Month
52.41"
(1,331.21mm)
51.94"
(1,319.28mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2017
Nov 1959–Oct 1962
36-Month
76.47"
(1,942.34mm)
77.91"
(1,978.91mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Nov 1958–Oct 1962
48-Month
103.06"
(2,617.72mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Nov 1957–Oct 1962
60-Month
123.02"
(3,124.71mm)
129.77"
(3,296.16mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/