Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1900
Ties: 1932
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Ties: 2000
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
18.95"
(481.33mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Ties: 2005
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
21.18"
(537.97mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
28.99"
(736.35mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
47.21"
(1,199.13mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
60.51"
(1,536.95mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2011
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
84.48"
(2,145.79mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1986
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
113.87"
(2,892.30mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
10.01"
(254.26mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
139.87"
(3,552.70mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 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/