Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
0.42"
(10.67mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1999 1913
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1968
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1999 1939
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.73"
(-18.55mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1971
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1900
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
15.88"
(403.35mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1900
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
24.30"
(617.22mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
26.54"
(674.12mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1968
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2001 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1968
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
3.17"
(80.51mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2000 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1977
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
28.59"
(726.19mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2000 1910
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1977
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
57.87"
(1,469.90mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2016
Ties: 1982
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
7.91"
(200.91mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1999 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
115.52"
(2,934.21mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2000 1936
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2018
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
144.35"
(3,666.49mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
14.53"
(369.06mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2001 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 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/