Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, April 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2017
1-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2016 1987
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1896
Ties: 1924
Mar–Apr 2017
2-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1896
Feb–Apr 2017
3-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1896
Ties: 1998
Jan–Apr 2017
4-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1896
Dec 2016–Apr 2017
5-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2015 1959
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1896
Nov 2016–Apr 2017
6-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1987
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2001
Oct 2016–Apr 2017
7-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
8.81"
(223.77mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1926, 1987
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2001
Sep 2016–Apr 2017
8-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1959
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Ties: 1978
Aug 2016–Apr 2017
9-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jul 2016–Apr 2017
10-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
18.81"
(477.77mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jun 2016–Apr 2017
11-Month
30.88"
(784.35mm)
22.89"
(581.41mm)
7.99"
(202.94mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
May 2016–Apr 2017
12-Month
33.41"
(848.61mm)
25.99"
(660.15mm)
7.42"
(188.46mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Nov 2015–Apr 2017
18-Month
43.39"
(1,102.11mm)
32.87"
(834.90mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
May 2015–Apr 2017
24-Month
65.31"
(1,658.87mm)
51.97"
(1,320.04mm)
13.34"
(338.83mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 2014–Apr 2017
36-Month
91.15"
(2,315.21mm)
77.92"
(1,979.17mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 2013–Apr 2017
48-Month
119.47"
(3,034.54mm)
103.85"
(2,637.79mm)
15.62"
(396.75mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1933
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
May 2012–Apr 2017
60-Month
146.43"
(3,719.32mm)
129.78"
(3,296.41mm)
16.65"
(422.91mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 10, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/