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Minnesota, Climate Division 5. Central

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1989 1913, 1943
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1968
Ties: 1975
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
1.17"
(29.72mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1990 1939
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1971
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1989 1952
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Ties: 1936, 1964
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
10.31"
(261.87mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1990 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
16.20"
(411.48mm)
13.84"
(351.54mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1976
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2016
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
19.85"
(504.19mm)
18.16"
(461.26mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
21.47"
(545.34mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1992 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
22.49"
(571.25mm)
23.61"
(599.69mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1992 1976
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
23.82"
(605.03mm)
24.94"
(633.48mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1992 1910
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1965
Ties: 1964
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
26.42"
(671.07mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1992 1910
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
40.33"
(1,024.38mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
52.05"
(1,322.07mm)
52.83"
(1,341.88mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1923
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1986
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
82.55"
(2,096.77mm)
79.24"
(2,012.70mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1986
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
111.06"
(2,820.92mm)
105.58"
(2,681.73mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1991 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1986
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
145.60"
(3,698.24mm)
131.95"
(3,351.53mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/