Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2017
1-Month
0.98"
(24.89mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2016 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1969
Ties: 1953
Dec 2016–Jan 2017
2-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1969
Nov 2016–Jan 2017
3-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1940
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1997
Oct 2016–Jan 2017
4-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1972
Ties: 2011
Sep 2016–Jan 2017
5-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Aug 2016–Jan 2017
6-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1901
Jul 2016–Jan 2017
7-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 2016–Jan 2017
8-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
May 2016–Jan 2017
9-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Apr 2016–Jan 2017
10-Month
31.28"
(794.51mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1969
Mar 2016–Jan 2017
11-Month
33.24"
(844.30mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Feb 2016–Jan 2017
12-Month
33.98"
(863.09mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 2015–Jan 2017
18-Month
47.86"
(1,215.64mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
10.66"
(270.76mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2015–Jan 2017
24-Month
63.49"
(1,612.65mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
11.53"
(292.87mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2014–Jan 2017
36-Month
92.30"
(2,344.42mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2013–Jan 2017
48-Month
121.10"
(3,075.94mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
17.26"
(438.40mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2012–Jan 2017
60-Month
147.72"
(3,752.09mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
17.89"
(454.41mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/