Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1895
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1977
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1994 1958
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1979
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1978 1912
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1897
Ties: 2015
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1958
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1969
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
2.24"
(56.90mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-2.59"
(-65.78mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2003
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1897
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2000 1963
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1971
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1977 1953
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
12.50"
(317.50mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
17.44"
(442.98mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
0.68"
(17.28mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2002 1968
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
23.58"
(598.93mm)
20.84"
(529.34mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
25.86"
(656.84mm)
23.94"
(608.08mm)
1.92"
(48.76mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Ties: 1985
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
28.10"
(713.74mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1969
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
34.82"
(884.43mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
56.75"
(1,441.45mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2002 1924
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
84.59"
(2,148.59mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
6.69"
(169.93mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2000 1935
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
114.27"
(2,902.46mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
10.44"
(265.18mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2002 1937
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
142.27"
(3,613.66mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
12.46"
(316.49mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/