Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1962 1913
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1968
Ties: 1929, 1940, 1991
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1969 1939
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2015
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
4.44"
(112.77mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1971
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
4.58"
(116.34mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
21.70"
(551.18mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
25.70"
(652.78mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1994
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
28.20"
(716.28mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
29.07"
(738.38mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
44.54"
(1,131.32mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
56.50"
(1,435.10mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
82.19"
(2,087.63mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
115.64"
(2,937.26mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
11.77"
(298.96mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
137.12"
(3,482.85mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
46th 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/