Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
0.85"
(21.59mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1987 1913
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1968
Ties: 1981, 1987
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1939
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1971
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Ties: 1929
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1900
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1900
Ties: 1899
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Ties: 1954
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-3.43"
(-87.13mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1968
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
21.26"
(540.00mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1987 1910
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1968
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1977
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
22.41"
(569.21mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1987 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1977
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
36.58"
(929.13mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 2012
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
44.50"
(1,130.30mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-7.46"
(-189.48mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
75.95"
(1,929.13mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
106.64"
(2,708.66mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
134.65"
(3,420.11mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1982 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/