Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1978
1-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1946
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2013
Mar–Apr 1978
2-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1943
Feb–Apr 1978
3-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1895
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1951
Jan–Apr 1978
4-Month
5.28"
(134.11mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2013
Dec 1977–Apr 1978
5-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1941
Nov 1977–Apr 1978
6-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1987
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Oct 1977–Apr 1978
7-Month
12.43"
(315.72mm)
11.76"
(298.70mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1966
Sep 1977–Apr 1978
8-Month
17.15"
(435.61mm)
15.14"
(384.56mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Aug 1977–Apr 1978
9-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
18.69"
(474.73mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1977–Apr 1978
10-Month
26.41"
(670.81mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2017
Jun 1977–Apr 1978
11-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
May 1977–Apr 1978
12-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Nov 1976–Apr 1978
18-Month
41.35"
(1,050.29mm)
39.16"
(994.66mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2017
May 1976–Apr 1978
24-Month
53.34"
(1,354.84mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1932
May 1975–Apr 1978
36-Month
84.65"
(2,150.11mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1977 1932
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1974–Apr 1978
48-Month
115.10"
(2,923.54mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
May 1973–Apr 1978
60-Month
148.21"
(3,764.53mm)
148.33"
(3,767.58mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/