Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1900
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1967 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1961 1936
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1967 1910
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Ties: 1969
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Ties: 1907
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
16.50"
(419.10mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1961 1910
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1961 1910
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
18.88"
(479.55mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
21.51"
(546.35mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
38.95"
(989.33mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
53.36"
(1,355.34mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
79.36"
(2,015.74mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1986
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
102.38"
(2,600.45mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
132.76"
(3,372.10mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
2.97"
(75.43mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/