Climate at a Glance

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, February 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1973
1-Month
0.36"
(9.14mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1970 1968
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1922
Jan–Feb 1973
2-Month
0.84"
(21.34mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1970 1942
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Ties: 1934
Dec 1972–Feb 1973
3-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Ties: 1904
Nov 1972–Feb 1973
4-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 2003
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1897
Oct 1972–Feb 1973
5-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1963
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1971
Ties: 1960
Sep 1972–Feb 1973
6-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Aug 1972–Feb 1973
7-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jul 1972–Feb 1973
8-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1979
Jun 1972–Feb 1973
9-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Ties: 1936
May 1972–Feb 1973
10-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
22.68"
(576.07mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Apr 1972–Feb 1973
11-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Ties: 1912
Mar 1972–Feb 1973
12-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Sep 1971–Feb 1973
18-Month
40.05"
(1,017.27mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2017
Mar 1971–Feb 1973
24-Month
55.26"
(1,403.60mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1935
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2017
Mar 1970–Feb 1973
36-Month
84.27"
(2,140.46mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Mar 1969–Feb 1973
48-Month
107.51"
(2,730.75mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Mar 1968–Feb 1973
60-Month
143.39"
(3,642.11mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
13.56"
(344.43mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/