Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1913
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1968
Ties: 2018
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
2.30"
(58.42mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1967 1939
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1946
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
4.29"
(108.97mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1971
Ties: 1975
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1900
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
16.87"
(428.50mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
23.00"
(584.20mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
26.77"
(679.96mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
44.55"
(1,131.57mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
56.79"
(1,442.47mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
4.83"
(122.69mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
84.22"
(2,139.19mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
6.28"
(159.51mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
109.91"
(2,791.71mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
6.04"
(153.41mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
143.36"
(3,641.34mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
13.54"
(343.91mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/