Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1950
1-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1933 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1900
Jul–Aug 1950
2-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Ties: 1923
Jun–Aug 1950
3-Month
8.49"
(215.65mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
May–Aug 1950
4-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Apr–Aug 1950
5-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Mar–Aug 1950
6-Month
17.41"
(442.21mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Ties: 1992
Feb–Aug 1950
7-Month
17.79"
(451.87mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Jan–Aug 1950
8-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Dec 1949–Aug 1950
9-Month
20.39"
(517.91mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Nov 1949–Aug 1950
10-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Oct 1949–Aug 1950
11-Month
24.42"
(620.27mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1999
Sep 1949–Aug 1950
12-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar 1949–Aug 1950
18-Month
43.91"
(1,115.31mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Ties: 1998
Sep 1948–Aug 1950
24-Month
50.84"
(1,291.34mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Sep 1947–Aug 1950
36-Month
76.24"
(1,936.50mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1986
Sep 1946–Aug 1950
48-Month
104.67"
(2,658.62mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1945–Aug 1950
60-Month
128.71"
(3,269.23mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/