Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1900
Ties: 1902
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
19.90"
(505.46mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
21.19"
(538.23mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Ties: 1903
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
23.01"
(584.45mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Ties: 1943
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
24.71"
(627.63mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1999
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
47.37"
(1,203.20mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
59.81"
(1,519.17mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
7.81"
(198.37mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
84.22"
(2,139.19mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
104.33"
(2,649.98mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
130.47"
(3,313.94mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/