Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, September 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1978
1-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1952, 2012
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Aug–Sep 1978
2-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1900
Jul–Sep 1978
3-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1900
Jun–Sep 1978
4-Month
16.55"
(420.37mm)
14.02"
(356.11mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1976 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
May–Sep 1978
5-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
17.15"
(435.61mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Apr–Sep 1978
6-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
19.20"
(487.68mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1986
Mar–Sep 1978
7-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1986
Feb–Sep 1978
8-Month
23.00"
(584.20mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1965
Jan–Sep 1978
9-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1986
Ties: 1915
Dec 1977–Sep 1978
10-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
22.75"
(577.85mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Nov 1977–Sep 1978
11-Month
27.54"
(699.52mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Oct 1977–Sep 1978
12-Month
30.27"
(768.86mm)
25.96"
(659.38mm)
4.31"
(109.48mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1910
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Apr 1977–Sep 1978
18-Month
52.94"
(1,344.68mm)
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
7.76"
(197.11mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1986
Oct 1976–Sep 1978
24-Month
58.46"
(1,484.88mm)
51.97"
(1,320.04mm)
6.49"
(164.84mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1986
Oct 1975–Sep 1978
36-Month
77.50"
(1,968.50mm)
77.93"
(1,979.42mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986
Oct 1974–Sep 1978
48-Month
104.79"
(2,661.67mm)
103.85"
(2,637.79mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Oct 1973–Sep 1978
60-Month
130.22"
(3,307.59mm)
129.78"
(3,296.41mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 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/