Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1985
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1969
Ties: 1902, 1978
Dec 1984–Jan 1985
2-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1984 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1969
Nov 1984–Jan 1985
3-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1997
Ties: 1917, 2021
Oct 1984–Jan 1985
4-Month
7.69"
(195.33mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
2.88"
(73.16mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1984 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1972
Sep 1984–Jan 1985
5-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Aug 1984–Jan 1985
6-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Jul 1984–Jan 1985
7-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2017
Jun 1984–Jan 1985
8-Month
21.37"
(542.80mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1945
May 1984–Jan 1985
9-Month
23.55"
(598.17mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Apr 1984–Jan 1985
10-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1969
Mar 1984–Jan 1985
11-Month
26.95"
(684.53mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1969
Feb 1984–Jan 1985
12-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Aug 1983–Jan 1985
18-Month
41.88"
(1,063.75mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Feb 1983–Jan 1985
24-Month
56.76"
(1,441.70mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Feb 1982–Jan 1985
36-Month
85.96"
(2,183.38mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1983 1935
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Feb 1981–Jan 1985
48-Month
115.23"
(2,926.84mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
11.39"
(289.30mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Feb 1980–Jan 1985
60-Month
136.45"
(3,465.83mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1983 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/