Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1980
Ties: 1902
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1993
Ties: 2017
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1993
Ties: 1960
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
19.50"
(495.30mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1993
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
21.73"
(551.94mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1993
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
23.35"
(593.09mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
24.80"
(629.92mm)
20.95"
(532.13mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
25.71"
(653.03mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
3.52"
(89.40mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1993
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
26.99"
(685.55mm)
24.02"
(610.11mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
26.33"
(668.78mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1993
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
29.71"
(754.63mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1993
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
49.18"
(1,249.17mm)
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
61.13"
(1,552.70mm)
59.43"
(1,509.52mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2017
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
83.61"
(2,123.69mm)
89.11"
(2,263.39mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
116.68"
(2,963.67mm)
118.74"
(3,016.00mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
138.43"
(3,516.12mm)
148.38"
(3,768.85mm)
-9.95"
(-252.73mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/