Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2019 1981
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1969
Ties: 1933
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1969
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2019 1940
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1997
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
3.28"
(83.32mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1972
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
22.14"
(562.36mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
6.81"
(172.98mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
32.51"
(825.75mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
8.48"
(215.39mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
34.17"
(867.92mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
35.89"
(911.61mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
9.91"
(251.72mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
49.92"
(1,267.97mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
12.72"
(323.09mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
66.05"
(1,677.67mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
14.09"
(357.89mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
16.04"
(407.42mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1935
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
127.92"
(3,249.17mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
24.08"
(611.63mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
157.43"
(3,998.72mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
27.60"
(701.04mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/