Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2011 1913
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1968
Ties: 1915
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
1.81"
(45.97mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2017 1939
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1971
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.77"
(-44.95mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1932
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1900
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1900
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2011 1910
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2011 1910
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
24.40"
(619.76mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2011 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
45.66"
(1,159.76mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2011
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
60.06"
(1,525.52mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
90.14"
(2,289.56mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
12.20"
(309.88mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
118.44"
(3,008.38mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
151.98"
(3,860.29mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
22.16"
(562.86mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/