Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1980 1913
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1968
Ties: 1987, 1988
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1980 1939
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2015
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1971
Ties: 1902
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1959
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1900
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1900
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
21.06"
(534.92mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
25.64"
(651.26mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
27.86"
(707.64mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
28.05"
(712.47mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
50.12"
(1,273.05mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
78.51"
(1,994.15mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
104.44"
(2,652.78mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
138.37"
(3,514.60mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/