Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1987
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1959
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 1959
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1896
Ties: 1960, 1971
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1959
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1959
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1896
Ties: 2010
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1987
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2001
Ties: 1910
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
8.81"
(223.77mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1971 1926, 1987
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2001
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1959
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
26.42"
(671.07mm)
22.89"
(581.41mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
29.15"
(740.41mm)
25.99"
(660.15mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
37.14"
(943.36mm)
32.87"
(834.90mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
56.26"
(1,429.00mm)
51.98"
(1,320.29mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Ties: 1943
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
81.27"
(2,064.26mm)
77.92"
(1,979.17mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
114.25"
(2,901.95mm)
103.85"
(2,637.79mm)
10.40"
(264.16mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1933
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2020
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
135.57"
(3,443.48mm)
129.78"
(3,296.41mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
54th 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 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/