Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1989
1-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1900
Ties: 1941
Jul–Aug 1989
2-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Jun–Aug 1989
3-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Ties: 1923
May–Aug 1989
4-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Apr–Aug 1989
5-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Mar–Aug 1989
6-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Ties: 1927
Feb–Aug 1989
7-Month
16.47"
(418.34mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jan–Aug 1989
8-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Dec 1988–Aug 1989
9-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Nov 1988–Aug 1989
10-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Ties: 1960
Oct 1988–Aug 1989
11-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Sep 1988–Aug 1989
12-Month
24.89"
(632.21mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Mar 1988–Aug 1989
18-Month
38.81"
(985.77mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
-4.76"
(-120.91mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Sep 1987–Aug 1989
24-Month
45.20"
(1,148.08mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
Sep 1986–Aug 1989
36-Month
70.38"
(1,787.65mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
-7.57"
(-192.28mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1986
Sep 1985–Aug 1989
48-Month
102.31"
(2,598.67mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Sep 1984–Aug 1989
60-Month
133.69"
(3,395.73mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

Citing This Page

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