Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1980
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1993
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1993
Ties: 1912
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1955 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
20.32"
(516.13mm)
20.95"
(532.13mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Ties: 2006
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
24.02"
(610.11mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Ties: 1940
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
26.33"
(668.78mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
29.71"
(754.63mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
44.13"
(1,120.90mm)
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
55.16"
(1,401.06mm)
59.43"
(1,509.52mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
83.39"
(2,118.11mm)
89.11"
(2,263.39mm)
-5.72"
(-145.28mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
111.36"
(2,828.54mm)
118.74"
(3,016.00mm)
-7.38"
(-187.46mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
148.38"
(3,768.85mm)
-4.34"
(-110.23mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/