Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, October 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2003
1-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1999 1952
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1971
Sep–Oct 2003
2-Month
4.04"
(102.62mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1952
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1912
Aug–Oct 2003
3-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1900
Jul–Oct 2003
4-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
-3.19"
(-81.02mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1900
Jun–Oct 2003
5-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
15.94"
(404.88mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
May–Oct 2003
6-Month
16.94"
(430.28mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
Ties: 1974
Apr–Oct 2003
7-Month
18.99"
(482.35mm)
21.12"
(536.45mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1968
Mar–Oct 2003
8-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
22.38"
(568.45mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Feb–Oct 2003
9-Month
20.32"
(516.13mm)
23.07"
(585.98mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jan–Oct 2003
10-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
23.86"
(606.04mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Dec 2002–Oct 2003
11-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
24.67"
(626.62mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Nov 2002–Oct 2003
12-Month
21.23"
(539.24mm)
25.95"
(659.13mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
May 2002–Oct 2003
18-Month
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
45.06"
(1,144.52mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Nov 2001–Oct 2003
24-Month
51.77"
(1,314.96mm)
51.94"
(1,319.28mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1990 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Nov 2000–Oct 2003
36-Month
82.74"
(2,101.60mm)
77.91"
(1,978.91mm)
4.83"
(122.69mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Nov 1999–Oct 2003
48-Month
107.05"
(2,719.07mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Nov 1998–Oct 2003
60-Month
138.33"
(3,513.58mm)
129.77"
(3,296.16mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/