Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1900
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2016
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
10.56"
(268.22mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1938 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1993
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1993
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Ties: 1947
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
18.05"
(458.47mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
18.46"
(468.88mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1993
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-2.62"
(-66.54mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1993
Ties: 1987
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1999
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
21.81"
(553.97mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
37.25"
(946.15mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
45.99"
(1,168.15mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
-6.01"
(-152.65mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
71.68"
(1,820.67mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1986
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
-5.22"
(-132.58mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
116.79"
(2,966.47mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
-13.00"
(-330.20mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/