Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1913
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1968
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1939
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1948
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1971
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 2008
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
17.84"
(453.14mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
24.10"
(612.14mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1900
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1968
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
27.30"
(693.42mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1968
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1977
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1977
Ties: 1946
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
45.01"
(1,143.25mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
55.86"
(1,418.84mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
84.93"
(2,157.22mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
6.99"
(177.54mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
112.36"
(2,853.94mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
8.49"
(215.64mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
138.05"
(3,506.47mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/