Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1969
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1969
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1996 1940
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
4.46"
(113.29mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1966
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
24.99"
(634.75mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
3.01"
(76.46mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1993 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1969
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
26.99"
(685.55mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1993 1911
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1969
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
27.71"
(703.83mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1911
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1969
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
42.75"
(1,085.85mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2017
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
58.22"
(1,478.79mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
6.26"
(159.01mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2017
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
86.14"
(2,187.96mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
8.24"
(209.30mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1935
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2017
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
117.58"
(2,986.53mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
13.74"
(348.99mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
143.36"
(3,641.34mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/