Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1895
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1977
Ties: 1902
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1979
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1970 1912
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1897
Ties: 1917, 2012
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1897
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1970 1963
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1971
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1953
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 2019
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
2.08"
(52.84mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1968
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
22.27"
(565.66mm)
20.84"
(529.34mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
25.84"
(656.34mm)
23.94"
(608.08mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
28.73"
(729.74mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
35.81"
(909.57mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
52.70"
(1,338.58mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
87.79"
(2,229.87mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
9.89"
(251.21mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2020
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
108.13"
(2,746.50mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
132.29"
(3,360.17mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
2.48"
(63.00mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/