Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
0.19"
(4.83mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1969
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
0.60"
(15.24mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1969
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1963 1940
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1997
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1972
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1901
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Ties: 1970
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
19.72"
(500.89mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1969
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
20.58"
(522.73mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
-4.71"
(-119.64mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1969
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
21.22"
(538.99mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
32.53"
(826.26mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
49.65"
(1,261.11mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1956
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
76.17"
(1,934.72mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1935
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
109.88"
(2,790.95mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
6.04"
(153.41mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
125.42"
(3,185.67mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/