It's been a rainy summer in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes, but one small town in the southeast part of the state is used to it by now.

While it may be surprising to some, Minnesota isn't even close to the top when it comes to the rainiest states in the U.S. In fact, according to Statista, the North Star State Ranks 30th in terms of total precipitation annually.

While the entire state is suffering from rain fatigue this year, one town gets considerably more rainfall than the state's average, and where it's located may surprise you.

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Which Minnesota Town Gets The Most Rainfall Annually?

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On average, Minnesota ranks just behind Iowa in terms of precipitation per year, with around 27 inches. But some areas of the state get considerably more rainfall than others.

Normally, the southeast part of the state gets slightly more rainfall on average than the rest of the state. And the small Minnesota town of Spring Grove is at the top of the list when it comes to annual rainfall.

How Much Rain Does Spring Grove Receive Per Year?

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According to A-Z Animals, Spring Grove receives around 34.5 inches of rain every year, which is considerably more than most other cities and towns across Minnesota.

Spring Grove is located in Houston County, in the far southeast corner of Minnesota, right next to the Iowa and Wisconsin borders. It has a population of around 1,300 people and was founded back in 1855.

You can learn more about Spring Grove and its rainfall, along with a number of other Minnesota from the website, A-Z animals. And to see the full list of which states get the most precipitation and where they rank, check out the study from Statista, here.

Story Source: Statista Website, A to Z Animals WebsiteWikipedia Website

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As you are making road-trip plans you might want to see if you can even find some of these Minnesota towns.

Minnesota is the Land Of 10,000 Lakes and 853 towns. Even if you know the state well I'll bet you haven't even heard of Minnesota's 10 smallest towns.

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