Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1900
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
2.57"
(65.27mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1910
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
18.81"
(477.77mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1910
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Ties: 1903
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
19.37"
(492.00mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Ties: 1935
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
19.71"
(500.63mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Ties: 1941
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
24.25"
(615.95mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Ties: 1965
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
26.98"
(685.29mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1999
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
31.81"
(807.97mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Ties: 2014
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
52.40"
(1,330.96mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
56.22"
(1,427.99mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
76.33"
(1,938.78mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
102.47"
(2,602.74mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
131.28"
(3,334.51mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/