Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2001 1895
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1977
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1999 1958
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1979
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
2.05"
(52.07mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1912
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1897
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1987 1958
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1969
Ties: 1906, 2008
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2000 2003
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1897
Ties: 1974
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1963
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1971
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2000 1953
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
12.03"
(305.56mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Ties: 2021
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1991 1968
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Ties: 1938
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
19.29"
(489.97mm)
20.84"
(529.34mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
23.35"
(593.09mm)
23.94"
(608.08mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1911
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1969
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
37.62"
(955.55mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
56.49"
(1,434.85mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
4.53"
(115.07mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1999 1924
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
86.17"
(2,188.72mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
8.27"
(210.06mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2001 1935
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
114.17"
(2,899.92mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
10.34"
(262.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
139.80"
(3,550.92mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
9.99"
(253.75mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2001 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/