Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1939
1-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1936 1946
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Ties: 1935, 2005
Mar–Apr 1939
2-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1936 1915
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1991
Feb–Apr 1939
3-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1936 1895
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1951
Ties: 1928
Jan–Apr 1939
4-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1958
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Ties: 1966
Dec 1938–Apr 1939
5-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Ties: 1952
Nov 1938–Apr 1939
6-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1987
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Oct 1938–Apr 1939
7-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
11.76"
(298.70mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1938–Apr 1939
8-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
15.14"
(384.56mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1904
Aug 1938–Apr 1939
9-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
18.69"
(474.73mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1938–Apr 1939
10-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2017
Jun 1938–Apr 1939
11-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2011
May 1938–Apr 1939
12-Month
31.88"
(809.75mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Nov 1937–Apr 1939
18-Month
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
39.16"
(994.66mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2017
May 1937–Apr 1939
24-Month
60.11"
(1,526.79mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2017
May 1936–Apr 1939
36-Month
85.84"
(2,180.34mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1938 1932
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
May 1935–Apr 1939
48-Month
114.40"
(2,905.76mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
May 1934–Apr 1939
60-Month
141.73"
(3,599.94mm)
148.33"
(3,767.58mm)
-6.60"
(-167.64mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/