Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
1.23"
(31.24mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1895
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1977
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
1.84"
(46.74mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1912
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1897
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1968 1958
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1969
Ties: 1933
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1897
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1970 1963
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1971
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1970 1953
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
16.37"
(415.80mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
20.84"
(529.34mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
27.22"
(691.39mm)
23.94"
(608.08mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
28.49"
(723.65mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1969
Ties: 1943
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
39.83"
(1,011.68mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
57.22"
(1,453.39mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
81.19"
(2,062.23mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
116.28"
(2,953.51mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
12.45"
(316.23mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
136.62"
(3,470.15mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
6.81"
(172.98mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/