Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2020
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2018 1895
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1977
Feb–Mar 2020
2-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Jan–Mar 2020
3-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2015 1912
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1897
Dec 2019–Mar 2020
4-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1969
Ties: 1954
Nov 2019–Mar 2020
5-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2018 2003
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1897
Ties: 1933
Oct 2019–Mar 2020
6-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1971
Sep 2019–Mar 2020
7-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2019 1953
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 2019–Mar 2020
8-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
5.88"
(149.36mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1901
Jul 2019–Mar 2020
9-Month
23.66"
(600.96mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1968
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1901
Jun 2019–Mar 2020
10-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
20.84"
(529.34mm)
6.37"
(161.79mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
May 2019–Mar 2020
11-Month
31.32"
(795.53mm)
23.94"
(608.08mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Apr 2019–Mar 2020
12-Month
34.03"
(864.36mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Oct 2018–Mar 2020
18-Month
44.01"
(1,117.85mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
11.24"
(285.49mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2018–Mar 2020
24-Month
65.38"
(1,660.65mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2017–Mar 2020
36-Month
93.68"
(2,379.47mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1935
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2016–Mar 2020
48-Month
126.74"
(3,219.20mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
22.91"
(581.92mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2015–Mar 2020
60-Month
157.88"
(4,010.15mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
28.07"
(712.98mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

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/