Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
0.48"
(12.19mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1965 1981
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Ties: 1948
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1969
Ties: 1956, 1971
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1940
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Ties: 1945
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
11.19"
(284.23mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1901
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
17.35"
(440.69mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2017
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
23.48"
(596.39mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
25.41"
(645.41mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
27.25"
(692.15mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
41.78"
(1,061.21mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
56.40"
(1,432.56mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
107.79"
(2,737.87mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
143.16"
(3,636.26mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/