Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
0.94"
(23.88mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1963 1913
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1968
Ties: 1934
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1969 1939
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2015
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1971
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
22.47"
(570.74mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
25.36"
(644.14mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.12"
(53.84mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1968
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1968
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1977
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1977
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
41.09"
(1,043.69mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1945
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
53.12"
(1,349.25mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
86.57"
(2,198.88mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
8.63"
(219.20mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2016
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
108.05"
(2,744.47mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2018
Ties: 2003
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
132.72"
(3,371.09mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 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/