Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1988
1-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1952
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Ties: 1942
Sep–Oct 1988
2-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1987 1952
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Aug–Oct 1988
3-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jul–Oct 1988
4-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
12.74"
(323.60mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1900
Jun–Oct 1988
5-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
-2.43"
(-61.73mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
May–Oct 1988
6-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
20.21"
(513.33mm)
-4.22"
(-107.18mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Apr–Oct 1988
7-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
22.71"
(576.83mm)
-4.99"
(-126.74mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Mar–Oct 1988
8-Month
19.15"
(486.41mm)
24.42"
(620.27mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Feb–Oct 1988
9-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
25.44"
(646.18mm)
-5.76"
(-146.31mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jan–Oct 1988
10-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Dec 1987–Oct 1988
11-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Nov 1987–Oct 1988
12-Month
24.88"
(631.95mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
May 1987–Oct 1988
18-Month
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2016
Nov 1986–Oct 1988
24-Month
50.56"
(1,284.22mm)
59.37"
(1,508.00mm)
-8.81"
(-223.78mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2017
Nov 1985–Oct 1988
36-Month
88.08"
(2,237.23mm)
89.05"
(2,261.87mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Nov 1984–Oct 1988
48-Month
121.49"
(3,085.85mm)
118.70"
(3,014.98mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Nov 1983–Oct 1988
60-Month
155.03"
(3,937.76mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
6.69"
(169.92mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 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/