Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1989
1-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1980
Jul–Aug 1989
2-Month
6.41"
(162.81mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1993
Jun–Aug 1989
3-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
May–Aug 1989
4-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Apr–Aug 1989
5-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Mar–Aug 1989
6-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Feb–Aug 1989
7-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Jan–Aug 1989
8-Month
18.05"
(458.47mm)
20.95"
(532.13mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Dec 1988–Aug 1989
9-Month
19.20"
(487.68mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Nov 1988–Aug 1989
10-Month
22.38"
(568.45mm)
24.02"
(610.11mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Oct 1988–Aug 1989
11-Month
24.14"
(613.16mm)
26.33"
(668.78mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Sep 1988–Aug 1989
12-Month
28.04"
(712.22mm)
29.71"
(754.63mm)
-1.67"
(-42.41mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Mar 1988–Aug 1989
18-Month
41.53"
(1,054.86mm)
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Sep 1987–Aug 1989
24-Month
51.59"
(1,310.39mm)
59.43"
(1,509.52mm)
-7.84"
(-199.13mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2017
Sep 1986–Aug 1989
36-Month
82.60"
(2,098.04mm)
89.11"
(2,263.39mm)
-6.51"
(-165.35mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Sep 1985–Aug 1989
48-Month
118.34"
(3,005.84mm)
118.74"
(3,016.00mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1978 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Ties: 1963
Sep 1984–Aug 1989
60-Month
151.64"
(3,851.66mm)
148.38"
(3,768.85mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/