Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, March 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2021
1-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1895
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1977
Feb–Mar 2021
2-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2020 1958
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Jan–Mar 2021
3-Month
2.31"
(58.67mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2015 1912
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1897
Dec 2020–Mar 2021
4-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1969
Ties: 1926, 1974
Nov 2020–Mar 2021
5-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2018 2003
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1897
Oct 2020–Mar 2021
6-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2015 1963
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1971
Sep 2020–Mar 2021
7-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2015 1953
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Aug 2020–Mar 2021
8-Month
12.03"
(305.56mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Ties: 2002
Jul 2020–Mar 2021
9-Month
16.91"
(429.51mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1968
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Jun 2020–Mar 2021
10-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
20.84"
(529.34mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
May 2020–Mar 2021
11-Month
23.04"
(585.22mm)
23.94"
(608.08mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2012 1911
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Apr 2020–Mar 2021
12-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 1911
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1969
Oct 2019–Mar 2021
18-Month
33.92"
(861.57mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2013 1911
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Apr 2019–Mar 2021
24-Month
58.34"
(1,481.84mm)
51.96"
(1,319.78mm)
6.38"
(162.06mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Apr 2018–Mar 2021
36-Month
89.69"
(2,278.13mm)
77.90"
(1,978.66mm)
11.79"
(299.47mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Apr 2017–Mar 2021
48-Month
117.99"
(2,996.95mm)
103.83"
(2,637.28mm)
14.16"
(359.67mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Apr 2016–Mar 2021
60-Month
151.05"
(3,836.67mm)
129.81"
(3,297.17mm)
21.24"
(539.50mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 19, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/