Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1980
Ties: 1928
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1993
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
16.88"
(428.75mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Ties: 1899, 2002
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
20.72"
(526.29mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1993
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Ties: 1899
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
20.95"
(532.13mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
23.24"
(590.30mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
25.37"
(644.40mm)
24.02"
(610.11mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
26.33"
(668.78mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1993
Ties: 1916
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
29.71"
(754.63mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
45.31"
(1,150.87mm)
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
55.02"
(1,397.51mm)
59.43"
(1,509.52mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2017
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
81.99"
(2,082.55mm)
89.11"
(2,263.39mm)
-7.12"
(-180.84mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
109.09"
(2,770.89mm)
118.74"
(3,016.00mm)
-9.65"
(-245.11mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
137.15"
(3,483.61mm)
148.38"
(3,768.85mm)
-11.23"
(-285.24mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/