Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1900
Ties: 1912
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
14.25"
(361.95mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Ties: 2007
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
17.81"
(452.37mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
20.59"
(522.99mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
25.50"
(647.70mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
57.50"
(1,460.50mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
86.01"
(2,184.65mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2020
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
109.98"
(2,793.49mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
139.37"
(3,540.00mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
9.58"
(243.33mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/