Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, September 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1972
1-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1952, 2012
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Aug–Sep 1972
2-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jul–Sep 1972
3-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1900
Jun–Sep 1972
4-Month
15.17"
(385.32mm)
14.02"
(356.11mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
May–Sep 1972
5-Month
18.71"
(475.23mm)
17.15"
(435.61mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Apr–Sep 1972
6-Month
20.64"
(524.26mm)
19.20"
(487.68mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1986
Mar–Sep 1972
7-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1986
Ties: 2017
Feb–Sep 1972
8-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1965
Jan–Sep 1972
9-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1986
Dec 1971–Sep 1972
10-Month
24.10"
(612.14mm)
22.75"
(577.85mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2016
Nov 1971–Sep 1972
11-Month
26.10"
(662.94mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2016
Oct 1971–Sep 1972
12-Month
31.91"
(810.51mm)
25.96"
(659.38mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Apr 1971–Sep 1972
18-Month
49.13"
(1,247.90mm)
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1986
Oct 1970–Sep 1972
24-Month
60.47"
(1,535.94mm)
51.97"
(1,320.04mm)
8.50"
(215.90mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1986
Oct 1969–Sep 1972
36-Month
84.94"
(2,157.48mm)
77.93"
(1,979.42mm)
7.01"
(178.06mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1986
Oct 1968–Sep 1972
48-Month
112.39"
(2,854.71mm)
103.85"
(2,637.79mm)
8.54"
(216.92mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Oct 1967–Sep 1972
60-Month
141.69"
(3,598.93mm)
129.78"
(3,296.41mm)
11.91"
(302.52mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/