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
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2020
1-Month
4.58"
(116.33mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1900
Jul–Aug 2020
2-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
114th 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)
112th Driest Driest since: 2019 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
May–Aug 2020
4-Month
15.59"
(395.99mm)
14.28"
(362.71mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2019 1910
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Ties: 2019
Apr–Aug 2020
5-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Mar–Aug 2020
6-Month
18.04"
(458.22mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Feb–Aug 2020
7-Month
18.38"
(466.85mm)
18.28"
(464.31mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Jan–Aug 2020
8-Month
19.26"
(489.20mm)
19.07"
(484.38mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Dec 2019–Aug 2020
9-Month
21.08"
(535.43mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2018 1910
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Ties: 1906
Nov 2019–Aug 2020
10-Month
22.25"
(565.15mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Ties: 1928
Oct 2019–Aug 2020
11-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1999
Sep 2019–Aug 2020
12-Month
32.59"
(827.79mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
6.58"
(167.14mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
Mar 2019–Aug 2020
18-Month
52.55"
(1,334.77mm)
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Ties: 1897
Sep 2018–Aug 2020
24-Month
65.19"
(1,655.83mm)
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
13.19"
(335.03mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2017–Aug 2020
36-Month
93.20"
(2,367.28mm)
77.95"
(1,979.93mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2016–Aug 2020
48-Month
123.39"
(3,134.11mm)
103.86"
(2,638.04mm)
19.53"
(496.07mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2015–Aug 2020
60-Month
156.29"
(3,969.77mm)
129.79"
(3,296.67mm)
26.50"
(673.10mm)
123rd 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, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/