Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 1913
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1968
Ties: 1972
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2017 1939
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1956, 1969
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1971
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
13.38"
(339.85mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1900
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1900
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
23.40"
(594.36mm)
18.06"
(458.72mm)
5.34"
(135.64mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
21.19"
(538.23mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
28.49"
(723.65mm)
24.50"
(622.30mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Ties: 1944
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
30.08"
(764.03mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Ties: 1953
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
46.15"
(1,172.21mm)
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
58.38"
(1,482.85mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
6.42"
(163.07mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
91.92"
(2,334.77mm)
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
13.98"
(355.09mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
121.38"
(3,083.05mm)
103.87"
(2,638.30mm)
17.51"
(444.75mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
150.50"
(3,822.70mm)
129.82"
(3,297.43mm)
20.68"
(525.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/