Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1900
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1993
Ties: 2005
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 1949
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Ties: 1983
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1993
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1999
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1996 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
43.91"
(1,115.31mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Ties: 1950
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
56.40"
(1,432.56mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2011
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
82.34"
(2,091.44mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1986
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
111.06"
(2,820.92mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
136.65"
(3,470.91mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
6.86"
(174.24mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/