Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1900
Ties: 1901, 1946, 2008
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-3.54"
(-89.91mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-4.11"
(-104.40mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
18.15"
(461.01mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-4.94"
(-125.48mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Ties: 1922, 1958
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
20.49"
(520.45mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-5.52"
(-140.20mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
38.20"
(970.28mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
71.00"
(1,803.40mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1986
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
92.58"
(2,351.53mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
-11.28"
(-286.51mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
119.96"
(3,046.98mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
-9.83"
(-249.69mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 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/