Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2018
1-Month
3.11"
(78.99mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2013 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1900
Jul–Aug 2018
2-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 2011
Jun–Aug 2018
3-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
May–Aug 2018
4-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Apr–Aug 2018
5-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1993
Mar–Aug 2018
6-Month
18.22"
(462.79mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Feb–Aug 2018
7-Month
19.24"
(488.70mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Jan–Aug 2018
8-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1993
Ties: 1949
Dec 2017–Aug 2018
9-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1993
Nov 2017–Aug 2018
10-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1993
Oct 2017–Aug 2018
11-Month
24.29"
(616.97mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1999
Sep 2017–Aug 2018
12-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Mar 2017–Aug 2018
18-Month
46.16"
(1,172.46mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2011
Sep 2016–Aug 2018
24-Month
58.20"
(1,478.28mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Sep 2015–Aug 2018
36-Month
91.10"
(2,313.94mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
13.15"
(334.01mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Sep 2014–Aug 2018
48-Month
116.20"
(2,951.48mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1936
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Sep 2013–Aug 2018
60-Month
148.01"
(3,759.45mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
18.22"
(462.78mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/