Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2017
1-Month
0.71"
(18.03mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2011 1913
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1968
Nov–Dec 2017
2-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2011 1939
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Oct–Dec 2017
3-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1971
Sep–Dec 2017
4-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
Aug–Dec 2017
5-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1900
Jul–Dec 2017
6-Month
16.07"
(408.18mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1900
Jun–Dec 2017
7-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
May–Dec 2017
8-Month
23.04"
(585.22mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
Apr–Dec 2017
9-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1968
Mar–Dec 2017
10-Month
26.35"
(669.29mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1968
Feb–Dec 2017
11-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1977
Jan–Dec 2017
12-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1977
Jul 2016–Dec 2017
18-Month
49.77"
(1,264.16mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Jan 2016–Dec 2017
24-Month
61.84"
(1,570.74mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
9.88"
(250.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Jan 2015–Dec 2017
36-Month
91.30"
(2,319.02mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
13.36"
(339.34mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Jan 2014–Dec 2017
48-Month
120.42"
(3,058.67mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
16.55"
(420.37mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2018
Jan 2013–Dec 2017
60-Month
149.43"
(3,795.52mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/