Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Minnesota

Precipitation Rankings, September 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2020
1-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2012 1952, 2012
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Aug–Sep 2020
2-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1900
Ties: 1895
Jul–Sep 2020
3-Month
10.92"
(277.37mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1900
Jun–Sep 2020
4-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
14.02"
(356.11mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Ties: 1909
May–Sep 2020
5-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
17.15"
(435.61mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2013 1910
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Apr–Sep 2020
6-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
19.20"
(487.68mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1986
Mar–Sep 2020
7-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
20.46"
(519.68mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1986
Feb–Sep 2020
8-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1965
Ties: 1952
Jan–Sep 2020
9-Month
20.69"
(525.53mm)
21.94"
(557.28mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1986
Dec 2019–Sep 2020
10-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
22.75"
(577.85mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2016
Nov 2019–Sep 2020
11-Month
23.68"
(601.47mm)
24.03"
(610.36mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 1913
Oct 2019–Sep 2020
12-Month
27.90"
(708.66mm)
25.96"
(659.38mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Apr 2019–Sep 2020
18-Month
52.32"
(1,328.93mm)
45.18"
(1,147.57mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1986
Oct 2018–Sep 2020
24-Month
62.30"
(1,582.42mm)
51.97"
(1,320.04mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1986
Oct 2017–Sep 2020
36-Month
90.91"
(2,309.11mm)
77.93"
(1,979.42mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1986
Oct 2016–Sep 2020
48-Month
120.20"
(3,053.08mm)
103.85"
(2,637.79mm)
16.35"
(415.29mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Oct 2015–Sep 2020
60-Month
155.01"
(3,937.25mm)
129.78"
(3,296.41mm)
25.23"
(640.84mm)
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 May 2021, retrieved on May 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/