Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1993
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
8.29"
(210.57mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2010
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
13.54"
(343.92mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Ties: 1952
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
16.58"
(421.13mm)
16.27"
(413.26mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
19.63"
(498.60mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
22.08"
(560.83mm)
20.49"
(520.45mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
28.94"
(735.08mm)
26.18"
(664.97mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
31.15"
(791.21mm)
29.73"
(755.14mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
46.29"
(1,175.77mm)
45.98"
(1,167.89mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
62.46"
(1,586.48mm)
59.45"
(1,510.03mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
88.77"
(2,254.76mm)
89.13"
(2,263.90mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1965 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
123.02"
(3,124.71mm)
118.75"
(3,016.25mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
152.89"
(3,883.41mm)
148.39"
(3,769.11mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/