Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1939
1-Month
4.00"
(101.60mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1900
Jul–Aug 1939
2-Month
6.23"
(158.24mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2016
Jun–Aug 1939
3-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1938 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1993
Ties: 1941
May–Aug 1939
4-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Apr–Aug 1939
5-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Mar–Aug 1939
6-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Feb–Aug 1939
7-Month
16.88"
(428.75mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Jan–Aug 1939
8-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Dec 1938–Aug 1939
9-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Nov 1938–Aug 1939
10-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Ties: 1932
Oct 1938–Aug 1939
11-Month
21.02"
(533.91mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1999
Sep 1938–Aug 1939
12-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Mar 1938–Aug 1939
18-Month
43.82"
(1,113.03mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Ties: 1960
Sep 1937–Aug 1939
24-Month
49.87"
(1,266.70mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Sep 1936–Aug 1939
36-Month
76.83"
(1,951.48mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1986
Sep 1935–Aug 1939
48-Month
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
-8.88"
(-225.55mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1934–Aug 1939
60-Month
124.16"
(3,153.66mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
-5.63"
(-143.01mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/