Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
1.99"
(50.55mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1967 1952
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1971
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1967 1952
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1900
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
17.16"
(435.86mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
22.63"
(574.80mm)
21.12"
(536.45mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1968
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
23.86"
(606.04mm)
22.38"
(568.45mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
24.47"
(621.54mm)
23.07"
(585.98mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
23.86"
(606.04mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
24.67"
(626.62mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1919
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
28.09"
(713.49mm)
25.95"
(659.13mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
49.85"
(1,266.19mm)
45.06"
(1,144.52mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
57.84"
(1,469.14mm)
51.94"
(1,319.28mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
77.91"
(1,978.91mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
110.19"
(2,798.83mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
6.36"
(161.55mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
142.31"
(3,614.67mm)
129.77"
(3,296.16mm)
12.54"
(318.51mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/