Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1965 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1969
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 1940
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1997
Ties: 1935
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1972
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
4.71"
(119.64mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
17.78"
(451.61mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1906
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
25.38"
(644.65mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
29.15"
(740.41mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
4.98"
(126.50mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
80.54"
(2,045.72mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
115.91"
(2,944.11mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
12.07"
(306.57mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
136.31"
(3,462.27mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/