Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1969
Ties: 1956, 1973
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1970 1940
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Ties: 1984
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
8.84"
(224.54mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
4.03"
(102.37mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1972
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
13.36"
(339.34mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
19.77"
(502.16mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
23.34"
(592.84mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 2008
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
27.51"
(698.75mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
37.70"
(957.58mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
51.39"
(1,305.31mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
86.76"
(2,203.70mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
8.86"
(225.04mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
107.16"
(2,721.86mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
3.32"
(84.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
132.90"
(3,375.66mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/