Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2014 1913
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1968
Ties: 1927
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2014 1939
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1965
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1971
Ties: 1911
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
3.18"
(80.78mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1900
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1900
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
25.62"
(650.75mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
7.56"
(192.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1968
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
32.26"
(819.40mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1968
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
33.00"
(838.20mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
7.81"
(198.37mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
33.54"
(851.92mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
7.56"
(192.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
50.95"
(1,294.13mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
10.95"
(278.13mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
63.00"
(1,600.20mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
92.12"
(2,339.85mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
121.13"
(3,076.70mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
17.26"
(438.40mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
147.30"
(3,741.42mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
17.48"
(443.99mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/