Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, August 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2020
1-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1900
Jul–Aug 2020
2-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Jun–Aug 2020
3-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2019 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
May–Aug 2020
4-Month
15.58"
(395.73mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Apr–Aug 2020
5-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Mar–Aug 2020
6-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Feb–Aug 2020
7-Month
18.37"
(466.60mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Jan–Aug 2020
8-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Dec 2019–Aug 2020
9-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2018 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Ties: 1915
Nov 2019–Aug 2020
10-Month
22.24"
(564.90mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Oct 2019–Aug 2020
11-Month
26.46"
(672.08mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
3.37"
(85.59mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1999
Sep 2019–Aug 2020
12-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
Mar 2019–Aug 2020
18-Month
52.54"
(1,334.52mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Sep 2018–Aug 2020
24-Month
65.18"
(1,655.57mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2017–Aug 2020
36-Month
93.19"
(2,367.03mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
15.24"
(387.10mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2016–Aug 2020
48-Month
123.38"
(3,133.85mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2015–Aug 2020
60-Month
156.28"
(3,969.51mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
26.49"
(672.84mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/