Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2017 1913
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1968
Ties: 1972
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2017 1939
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1956, 1969
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1971
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
3.38"
(85.86mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1900
Ties: 1995
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
17.69"
(449.33mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1900
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
5.38"
(136.66mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
5.04"
(128.01mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
27.35"
(694.69mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1968
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
28.52"
(724.41mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1968
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
29.54"
(750.32mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1977
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1977
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
46.18"
(1,172.97mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
58.41"
(1,483.61mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
91.95"
(2,335.53mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
14.01"
(355.85mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
121.41"
(3,083.81mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
17.54"
(445.51mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
150.53"
(3,823.46mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
20.71"
(526.03mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
1st 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/