Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1980
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
13.27"
(337.06mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 1910
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1910
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
18.34"
(465.84mm)
20.95"
(532.13mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
-2.38"
(-60.46mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
20.85"
(529.59mm)
24.02"
(610.11mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
24.37"
(619.00mm)
26.33"
(668.78mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
29.71"
(754.63mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1963 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
44.86"
(1,139.44mm)
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
59.75"
(1,517.65mm)
59.43"
(1,509.52mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
89.67"
(2,277.62mm)
89.11"
(2,263.39mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1965 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
117.84"
(2,993.14mm)
118.74"
(3,016.00mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1966 1936
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
150.32"
(3,818.13mm)
148.38"
(3,768.85mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 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/