Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1980
Ties: 1914
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Ties: 1957
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Ties: 1914
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
15.75"
(400.05mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Ties: 1924
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Ties: 1899
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1952 1910
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Ties: 1899
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1910
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
20.95"
(532.13mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1952 1910
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Ties: 1943
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
24.66"
(626.36mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Ties: 1975
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
24.02"
(610.11mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
27.01"
(686.05mm)
26.33"
(668.78mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
27.97"
(710.44mm)
29.71"
(754.63mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
48.45"
(1,230.63mm)
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
60.65"
(1,540.51mm)
59.43"
(1,509.52mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1967
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
94.08"
(2,389.63mm)
89.11"
(2,263.39mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
124.31"
(3,157.47mm)
118.74"
(3,016.00mm)
5.57"
(141.47mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1951 1936
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
152.46"
(3,872.48mm)
148.38"
(3,768.85mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 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/