Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1979 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1900
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
13.90"
(353.06mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1993
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
18.48"
(469.39mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Ties: 1990
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
21.84"
(554.74mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
0.68"
(17.28mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
23.23"
(590.04mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
49.16"
(1,248.66mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
77.16"
(1,959.86mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1986
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
108.97"
(2,767.84mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
5.11"
(129.80mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
133.38"
(3,387.85mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/