Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
0.51"
(12.95mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1965 1981
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Ties: 1925
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1968 1940
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1972
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Ties: 1948
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 1981
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
22.41"
(569.21mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
40.15"
(1,019.81mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
58.97"
(1,497.84mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
7.01"
(178.06mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2017
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
79.37"
(2,016.00mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1965 1935
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
105.11"
(2,669.79mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1965 1937
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
138.69"
(3,522.73mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
8.86"
(225.05mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/