Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1971
1-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 1987
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 2020
Mar–Apr 1971
2-Month
2.27"
(57.66mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1959 1959
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Feb–Apr 1971
3-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1959
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1960, 1972
Jan–Apr 1971
4-Month
4.64"
(117.86mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1963 1959
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1932
Dec 1970–Apr 1971
5-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1963 1959
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1904, 1952
Nov 1970–Apr 1971
6-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 1987
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2001
Oct 1970–Apr 1971
7-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
8.81"
(223.77mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1970 1926, 1987
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2001
Sep 1970–Apr 1971
8-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1970 1959
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Aug 1970–Apr 1971
9-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Jul 1970–Apr 1971
10-Month
20.11"
(510.79mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 1999
Jun 1970–Apr 1971
11-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
22.89"
(581.41mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
May 1970–Apr 1971
12-Month
27.11"
(688.59mm)
25.99"
(660.15mm)
1.12"
(28.44mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Nov 1969–Apr 1971
18-Month
34.45"
(875.03mm)
32.87"
(834.90mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
May 1969–Apr 1971
24-Month
52.12"
(1,323.85mm)
51.98"
(1,320.29mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
May 1968–Apr 1971
36-Month
85.10"
(2,161.54mm)
77.92"
(1,979.17mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
May 1967–Apr 1971
48-Month
106.42"
(2,703.07mm)
103.85"
(2,637.79mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1933
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
May 1966–Apr 1971
60-Month
131.47"
(3,339.34mm)
129.78"
(3,296.41mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1965 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/