Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1948
1-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1945 1952
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Sep–Oct 1948
2-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1952
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug–Oct 1948
3-Month
5.41"
(137.41mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1976
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Jul–Oct 1948
4-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
12.74"
(323.60mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1900
Jun–Oct 1948
5-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1910 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
May–Oct 1948
6-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
20.21"
(513.33mm)
-5.89"
(-149.60mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1910 1976
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Apr–Oct 1948
7-Month
17.04"
(432.82mm)
22.71"
(576.83mm)
-5.67"
(-144.01mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Mar–Oct 1948
8-Month
19.18"
(487.17mm)
24.42"
(620.27mm)
-5.24"
(-133.10mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Feb–Oct 1948
9-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
25.44"
(646.18mm)
-4.68"
(-118.88mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jan–Oct 1948
10-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Dec 1947–Oct 1948
11-Month
22.55"
(572.77mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Nov 1947–Oct 1948
12-Month
24.71"
(627.63mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
May 1947–Oct 1948
18-Month
44.38"
(1,127.25mm)
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Nov 1946–Oct 1948
24-Month
54.60"
(1,386.84mm)
59.37"
(1,508.00mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1923
Nov 1945–Oct 1948
36-Month
84.81"
(2,154.17mm)
89.05"
(2,261.87mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Nov 1944–Oct 1948
48-Month
116.40"
(2,956.56mm)
118.70"
(3,014.98mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Nov 1943–Oct 1948
60-Month
146.52"
(3,721.61mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2021, retrieved on December 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/