Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1979 1981
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1969
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1969
Ties: 1991
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1997
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
1.03"
(26.17mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1972
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1951
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1901
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
14.80"
(375.92mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
18.88"
(479.55mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
24.51"
(622.55mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1969
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
27.14"
(689.36mm)
25.29"
(642.37mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1911
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1969
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
28.43"
(722.12mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1979 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
39.43"
(1,001.52mm)
37.20"
(944.88mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
54.95"
(1,395.73mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
88.66"
(2,251.96mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
10.76"
(273.30mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1935
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2020
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
104.20"
(2,646.68mm)
103.84"
(2,637.54mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1979 1937
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1949
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
130.74"
(3,320.80mm)
129.83"
(3,297.68mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1979 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/