Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1987
1-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1978 1952
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Sep–Oct 1987
2-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 2000
Aug–Oct 1987
3-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Ties: 1915
Jul–Oct 1987
4-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
12.74"
(323.60mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1900
Jun–Oct 1987
5-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
May–Oct 1987
6-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
20.21"
(513.33mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Apr–Oct 1987
7-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
22.71"
(576.83mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Mar–Oct 1987
8-Month
22.80"
(579.12mm)
24.42"
(620.27mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Feb–Oct 1987
9-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
25.44"
(646.18mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jan–Oct 1987
10-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Dec 1986–Oct 1987
11-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Nov 1986–Oct 1987
12-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
May 1986–Oct 1987
18-Month
51.46"
(1,307.08mm)
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Nov 1985–Oct 1987
24-Month
63.20"
(1,605.28mm)
59.37"
(1,508.00mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2017
Nov 1984–Oct 1987
36-Month
96.61"
(2,453.89mm)
89.05"
(2,261.87mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Nov 1983–Oct 1987
48-Month
130.15"
(3,305.81mm)
118.70"
(3,014.98mm)
11.45"
(290.83mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Ties: 1996
Nov 1982–Oct 1987
60-Month
164.16"
(4,169.66mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
15.82"
(401.82mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/