Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1986 1913
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1968
Ties: 1944, 1979
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
1.26"
(32.00mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1990 1939
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2015
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
3.67"
(93.22mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1993 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1971
Ties: 1935, 1990
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
6.13"
(155.70mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1993 1976
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1990 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1900
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1990 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1900
Ties: 1961
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1990 1976
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1990 1976
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
Ties: 1955
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
21.99"
(558.55mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1968
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
23.31"
(592.07mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1968
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1977
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
25.20"
(640.08mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1977
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
41.88"
(1,063.75mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1990 1976
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
52.97"
(1,345.44mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
82.48"
(2,094.99mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
4.54"
(115.31mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1991 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
110.71"
(2,812.03mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
6.84"
(173.73mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
142.15"
(3,610.61mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1993 1936
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/