Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2003
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1913
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1968
Nov–Dec 2003
2-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2002 1939
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Oct–Dec 2003
3-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1971
Sep–Dec 2003
4-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1916
Aug–Dec 2003
5-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1900
Jul–Dec 2003
6-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1900
Jun–Dec 2003
7-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
-3.04"
(-77.21mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
May–Dec 2003
8-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
Apr–Dec 2003
9-Month
20.64"
(524.26mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Mar–Dec 2003
10-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Feb–Dec 2003
11-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jan–Dec 2003
12-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1987 1910
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jul 2002–Dec 2003
18-Month
38.08"
(967.23mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1990 1976
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jan 2002–Dec 2003
24-Month
50.79"
(1,290.07mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jan 2001–Dec 2003
36-Month
80.07"
(2,033.78mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jan 2000–Dec 2003
48-Month
108.05"
(2,744.47mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1970
Jan 1999–Dec 2003
60-Month
137.72"
(3,498.09mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
42nd 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 September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/