Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
0.49"
(12.45mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1969
Ties: 1921, 2015
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
0.75"
(19.05mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1969
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1981 1940
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997
Ties: 1998
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1972
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1901
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2017
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
24.90"
(632.46mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1969
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
30.57"
(776.48mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1969
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
31.28"
(794.51mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
45.38"
(1,152.65mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
62.22"
(1,580.39mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
10.26"
(260.61mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
90.10"
(2,288.54mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
12.20"
(309.88mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
118.98"
(3,022.09mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
15.14"
(384.55mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
148.18"
(3,763.77mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/