Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1996
1-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1900
Jul–Aug 1996
2-Month
6.08"
(154.43mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2016
Jun–Aug 1996
3-Month
9.79"
(248.67mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
May–Aug 1996
4-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Apr–Aug 1996
5-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Mar–Aug 1996
6-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Feb–Aug 1996
7-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jan–Aug 1996
8-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Dec 1995–Aug 1996
9-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Nov 1995–Aug 1996
10-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Oct 1995–Aug 1996
11-Month
22.94"
(582.68mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1999
Sep 1995–Aug 1996
12-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Mar 1995–Aug 1996
18-Month
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Sep 1994–Aug 1996
24-Month
54.66"
(1,388.36mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Sep 1993–Aug 1996
36-Month
80.25"
(2,038.35mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1991 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Sep 1992–Aug 1996
48-Month
113.11"
(2,872.99mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Sep 1991–Aug 1996
60-Month
141.37"
(3,590.80mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
11.58"
(294.13mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/