Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
10.21"
(259.33mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
12.94"
(328.68mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1961 1910
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
-2.38"
(-60.46mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
16.71"
(424.43mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Ties: 1925
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
17.58"
(446.53mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Ties: 2009
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1999
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
28.51"
(724.15mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
44.22"
(1,123.19mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
52.48"
(1,332.99mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
81.87"
(2,079.50mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1986
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
107.87"
(2,739.90mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
130.89"
(3,324.61mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/