Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1970
1-Month
0.34"
(8.64mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1987
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jan–Feb 1970
2-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1987
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Dec 1969–Feb 1970
3-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 1969–Feb 1970
4-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1964 2003
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Oct 1969–Feb 1970
5-Month
7.06"
(179.32mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 2012
Sep 1969–Feb 1970
6-Month
9.32"
(236.73mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1969–Feb 1970
7-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
14.48"
(367.79mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1964 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jul 1969–Feb 1970
8-Month
15.53"
(394.46mm)
18.07"
(458.98mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1969–Feb 1970
9-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
May 1969–Feb 1970
10-Month
24.03"
(610.36mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 2004
Apr 1969–Feb 1970
11-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1969–Feb 1970
12-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Sep 1968–Feb 1970
18-Month
42.44"
(1,077.98mm)
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1968–Feb 1970
24-Month
63.73"
(1,618.74mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Mar 1967–Feb 1970
36-Month
90.60"
(2,301.24mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2020
Mar 1966–Feb 1970
48-Month
117.98"
(2,996.69mm)
118.68"
(3,014.47mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1965–Feb 1970
60-Month
153.65"
(3,902.71mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/