Significant Minnesota Weather Events of the 20th Century

Members of Minnesota's climate community were asked to select the five most significant Minnesota weather or weather-driven events of the 20th Century. Voters were provided with a list of
candidate events, but were encouraged to offer their own nominations. No selection criteria were supplied to the voters.

1930's Dust Bowl

1940 Armistice Day Blizzard
1991 Halloween Blizzard
1997 Red & Minnesota River Flooding
5 (tie)
1965 Fridley Tornado Outbreak
5 (tie)
1965 Mississippi & Minnesota River Flooding

Other Rankings of Top Weather Events of the 20th Century


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Last modified: December 16, 1999