Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1965 1981
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1969
Ties: 1964
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1965 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1969
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1973 1940
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1997
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1901
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
24.55"
(623.57mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Ties: 2001
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1969
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1973 1911
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
39.30"
(998.22mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
55.36"
(1,406.14mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Ties: 1944
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
84.51"
(2,146.55mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1973 1935
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
112.30"
(2,852.42mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
135.90"
(3,451.86mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
6.07"
(154.18mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/