Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1940
1-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1935 1987
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jan–Feb 1940
2-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1987
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1939–Feb 1940
3-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Nov 1939–Feb 1940
4-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2003
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Oct 1939–Feb 1940
5-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1939–Feb 1940
6-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
-4.16"
(-105.66mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Aug 1939–Feb 1940
7-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
14.48"
(367.79mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Feb 1940
8-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
18.07"
(458.98mm)
-4.91"
(-124.72mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Feb 1940
9-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
-3.83"
(-97.29mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Feb 1940
10-Month
20.64"
(524.26mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1939–Feb 1940
11-Month
22.70"
(576.58mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-5.29"
(-134.37mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Mar 1939–Feb 1940
12-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1911
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Sep 1938–Feb 1940
18-Month
35.95"
(913.13mm)
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
-4.69"
(-119.13mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Mar 1938–Feb 1940
24-Month
57.68"
(1,465.07mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Mar 1937–Feb 1940
36-Month
85.13"
(2,162.30mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-3.91"
(-99.32mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Mar 1936–Feb 1940
48-Month
109.22"
(2,774.19mm)
118.68"
(3,014.47mm)
-9.46"
(-240.28mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Mar 1935–Feb 1940
60-Month
138.66"
(3,521.96mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-9.69"
(-246.13mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/