Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2017
1-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1900
Jul–Aug 2017
2-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Jun–Aug 2017
3-Month
11.63"
(295.40mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2013 1936
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
May–Aug 2017
4-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2013 1910
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Apr–Aug 2017
5-Month
17.34"
(440.44mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Ties: 2000
Mar–Aug 2017
6-Month
18.15"
(461.01mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Feb–Aug 2017
7-Month
19.12"
(485.65mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Ties: 2005
Jan–Aug 2017
8-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Dec 2016–Aug 2017
9-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Nov 2016–Aug 2017
10-Month
23.40"
(594.36mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Oct 2016–Aug 2017
11-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1999
Sep 2016–Aug 2017
12-Month
30.19"
(766.83mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
4.18"
(106.18mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Mar 2016–Aug 2017
18-Month
52.36"
(1,329.94mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
8.79"
(223.26mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Sep 2015–Aug 2017
24-Month
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
11.09"
(281.69mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Sep 2014–Aug 2017
36-Month
88.19"
(2,240.03mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
10.24"
(260.10mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2020
Ties: 2001
Sep 2013–Aug 2017
48-Month
120.00"
(3,048.00mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
16.14"
(409.96mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Sep 2012–Aug 2017
60-Month
145.63"
(3,699.00mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
15.84"
(402.33mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/