Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1946
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2013
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1945
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1895
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1951
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2013
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2013
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1987
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
11.76"
(298.70mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
15.14"
(384.56mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
18.69"
(474.73mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2017
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
30.45"
(773.43mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
33.95"
(862.33mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
43.49"
(1,104.65mm)
39.16"
(994.66mm)
4.33"
(109.99mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2017
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
66.53"
(1,689.86mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1932
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
118.60"
(3,012.44mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
149.05"
(3,785.87mm)
148.33"
(3,767.58mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/