Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
0.92"
(23.37mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1969
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1969
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1991 1940
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1997
Ties: 1987
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1972
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1901
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1991 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Ties: 2010
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
22.91"
(581.91mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1969
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1969
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
24.53"
(623.06mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
39.37"
(1,000.00mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
52.24"
(1,326.90mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1991 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
82.75"
(2,101.85mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1992 1935
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
110.67"
(2,811.02mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
142.11"
(3,609.59mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/