Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
0.97"
(24.64mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1987 1981
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1969
Ties: 1920
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1969
Ties: 1979
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1987 1940
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1997
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1972
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2017
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
16.92"
(429.77mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1969
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
22.18"
(563.37mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1969
Ties: 2007
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
34.98"
(888.49mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
53.85"
(1,367.79mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
84.79"
(2,153.67mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1983 1935
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
112.67"
(2,861.82mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
141.55"
(3,595.37mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/