Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1895
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1977
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1979
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1964 1912
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1897
Ties: 1963
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1958
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 2003
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1897
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1968 1963
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1971
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1953
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
11.47"
(291.34mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
19.16"
(486.66mm)
20.84"
(529.34mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
23.94"
(608.08mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 1926
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
34.53"
(877.06mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
59.06"
(1,500.12mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2017
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
79.40"
(2,016.76mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1968 1935
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
103.56"
(2,630.42mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
136.89"
(3,477.01mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
7.08"
(179.84mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
45th 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 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/