Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1971
1-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1970 1952
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1971
Sep–Oct 1971
2-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1952
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Aug–Oct 1971
3-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jul–Oct 1971
4-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Ties: 1999
Jun–Oct 1971
5-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
May–Oct 1971
6-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Apr–Oct 1971
7-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
21.12"
(536.45mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1968
Mar–Oct 1971
8-Month
24.03"
(610.36mm)
22.38"
(568.45mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Feb–Oct 1971
9-Month
25.53"
(648.46mm)
23.07"
(585.98mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jan–Oct 1971
10-Month
26.40"
(670.56mm)
23.86"
(606.04mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Dec 1970–Oct 1971
11-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
24.67"
(626.62mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Nov 1970–Oct 1971
12-Month
29.75"
(755.65mm)
25.95"
(659.13mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
May 1970–Oct 1971
18-Month
48.87"
(1,241.30mm)
45.06"
(1,144.52mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1943
Nov 1969–Oct 1971
24-Month
56.21"
(1,427.73mm)
51.94"
(1,319.28mm)
4.27"
(108.45mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Nov 1968–Oct 1971
36-Month
82.10"
(2,085.34mm)
77.91"
(1,978.91mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Nov 1967–Oct 1971
48-Month
114.22"
(2,901.19mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Nov 1966–Oct 1971
60-Month
135.99"
(3,454.15mm)
129.77"
(3,296.16mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/