Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1900
Ties: 1965
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1982 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
14.44"
(366.78mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1984 1910
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
16.85"
(427.99mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1980 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-2.62"
(-66.54mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Ties: 1940
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
19.57"
(497.08mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Ties: 1918
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
46.93"
(1,192.02mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
57.11"
(1,450.59mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1983 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
88.49"
(2,247.65mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1984 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
116.55"
(2,960.37mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
12.69"
(322.33mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
147.05"
(3,735.07mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
17.26"
(438.40mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/