Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1895
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1977
Ties: 2004
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1970 1912
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1897
Ties: 1898
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1969
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1897
Ties: 1985
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1968 1963
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1971
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1970 1953
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1901
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
19.26"
(489.20mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1901
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
21.85"
(554.99mm)
20.84"
(529.34mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
25.39"
(644.91mm)
23.94"
(608.08mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
38.59"
(980.19mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Ties: 2019
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
55.81"
(1,417.57mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1924
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
84.54"
(2,147.32mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
108.51"
(2,756.15mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
143.60"
(3,647.44mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
13.79"
(350.27mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 9, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/