Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1974
1-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1973 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1900
Ties: 1995
Jul–Aug 1974
2-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Ties: 1982
Jun–Aug 1974
3-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
May–Aug 1974
4-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1910
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Apr–Aug 1974
5-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1973 1910
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Mar–Aug 1974
6-Month
17.81"
(452.37mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1973 1910
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Feb–Aug 1974
7-Month
18.51"
(470.15mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1973 1910
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Jan–Aug 1974
8-Month
18.96"
(481.58mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1973 1910
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Dec 1973–Aug 1974
9-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1973 1910
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Nov 1973–Aug 1974
10-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Ties: 2004
Oct 1973–Aug 1974
11-Month
24.46"
(621.28mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Sep 1973–Aug 1974
12-Month
28.81"
(731.77mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1973 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Mar 1973–Aug 1974
18-Month
46.26"
(1,175.00mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Sep 1972–Aug 1974
24-Month
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Ties: 1995
Sep 1971–Aug 1974
36-Month
86.31"
(2,192.27mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2020
Sep 1970–Aug 1974
48-Month
114.82"
(2,916.43mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
10.96"
(278.39mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1973 1936
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Sep 1969–Aug 1974
60-Month
138.79"
(3,525.27mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/