Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1900
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2016
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1947 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1946 1910
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
16.13"
(409.70mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1946 1910
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1910
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1947 1910
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1940 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
22.26"
(565.40mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1999
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
25.40"
(645.16mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
42.35"
(1,075.69mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
53.83"
(1,367.28mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
77.87"
(1,977.90mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1986
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
102.89"
(2,613.41mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
133.20"
(3,383.28mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 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/