Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1981
1-Month
1.77"
(44.96mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1980 1987
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jan–Feb 1981
2-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1980 1987
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1980
Dec 1980–Feb 1981
3-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1969
Nov 1980–Feb 1981
4-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Oct 1980–Feb 1981
5-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1980–Feb 1981
6-Month
10.09"
(256.29mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Aug 1980–Feb 1981
7-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
14.48"
(367.79mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 2018
Jul 1980–Feb 1981
8-Month
19.24"
(488.70mm)
18.07"
(458.98mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1980–Feb 1981
9-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1939
May 1980–Feb 1981
10-Month
25.62"
(650.75mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Apr 1980–Feb 1981
11-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Mar 1980–Feb 1981
12-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Sep 1979–Feb 1981
18-Month
37.93"
(963.42mm)
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Mar 1979–Feb 1981
24-Month
59.21"
(1,503.93mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Mar 1978–Feb 1981
36-Month
91.30"
(2,319.02mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1979 1935
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Mar 1977–Feb 1981
48-Month
126.15"
(3,204.21mm)
118.68"
(3,014.47mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Mar 1976–Feb 1981
60-Month
146.88"
(3,730.75mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/