Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, April 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2016
1-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2015 1987
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1896
Mar–Apr 2016
2-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1896
Feb–Apr 2016
3-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1896
Jan–Apr 2016
4-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1896
Dec 2015–Apr 2016
5-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1896
Nov 2015–Apr 2016
6-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1987
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2001
Oct 2015–Apr 2016
7-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
8.81"
(223.77mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1926, 1987
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2001
Sep 2015–Apr 2016
8-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Ties: 1901
Aug 2015–Apr 2016
9-Month
18.73"
(475.74mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jul 2015–Apr 2016
10-Month
22.80"
(579.12mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jun 2015–Apr 2016
11-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
22.89"
(581.41mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
May 2015–Apr 2016
12-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
25.99"
(660.15mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2014–Apr 2016
18-Month
36.39"
(924.31mm)
32.87"
(834.90mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2017
May 2014–Apr 2016
24-Month
57.74"
(1,466.60mm)
51.97"
(1,320.04mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
May 2013–Apr 2016
36-Month
86.06"
(2,185.92mm)
77.92"
(1,979.17mm)
8.14"
(206.75mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1935
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
May 2012–Apr 2016
48-Month
113.02"
(2,870.71mm)
103.85"
(2,637.79mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1933
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
May 2011–Apr 2016
60-Month
137.88"
(3,502.15mm)
129.78"
(3,296.41mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/