Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2015
1-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1913
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1968
Nov–Dec 2015
2-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2014 1939
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Oct–Dec 2015
3-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1971
Sep–Dec 2015
4-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Aug–Dec 2015
5-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1900
Jul–Dec 2015
6-Month
17.41"
(442.21mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1900
Jun–Dec 2015
7-Month
21.21"
(538.73mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
May–Dec 2015
8-Month
26.51"
(673.35mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
5.32"
(135.12mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Apr–Dec 2015
9-Month
27.90"
(708.66mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1968
Mar–Dec 2015
10-Month
28.50"
(723.90mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2014 1910
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1968
Feb–Dec 2015
11-Month
28.97"
(735.84mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2014 1910
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1977
Jan–Dec 2015
12-Month
29.46"
(748.28mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2014 1910
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1977
Jul 2014–Dec 2015
18-Month
40.77"
(1,035.56mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2016
Jan 2014–Dec 2015
24-Month
58.58"
(1,487.93mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2016
Jan 2013–Dec 2015
36-Month
87.59"
(2,224.79mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
9.65"
(245.11mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2016
Jan 2012–Dec 2015
48-Month
113.76"
(2,889.50mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
9.89"
(251.20mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2014 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
Jan 2011–Dec 2015
60-Month
138.11"
(3,507.99mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
8.29"
(210.56mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/