Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1972
1-Month
0.80"
(20.32mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1970 1987
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1996
Jan–Feb 1972
2-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1970 1987
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Dec 1971–Feb 1972
3-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1969
Ties: 1952
Nov 1971–Feb 1972
4-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Oct 1971–Feb 1972
5-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Sep 1971–Feb 1972
6-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1971–Feb 1972
7-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
14.48"
(367.79mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 2006
Jul 1971–Feb 1972
8-Month
18.75"
(476.25mm)
18.07"
(458.98mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1971–Feb 1972
9-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1941
May 1971–Feb 1972
10-Month
25.67"
(652.02mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Apr 1971–Feb 1972
11-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Mar 1971–Feb 1972
12-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Sep 1970–Feb 1972
18-Month
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Mar 1970–Feb 1972
24-Month
61.91"
(1,572.51mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Mar 1969–Feb 1972
36-Month
89.46"
(2,272.28mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1965 1935
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Mar 1968–Feb 1972
48-Month
125.64"
(3,191.26mm)
118.68"
(3,014.47mm)
6.96"
(176.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Mar 1967–Feb 1972
60-Month
152.51"
(3,873.75mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/