Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1997
1-Month
1.27"
(32.26mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1987
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Ties: 1897, 1930, 1985, 2002, 2005
Jan–Feb 1997
2-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1987
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1996–Feb 1997
3-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1969
Nov 1996–Feb 1997
4-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
2.17"
(55.11mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 2003
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 2001
Oct 1996–Feb 1997
5-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Sep 1996–Feb 1997
6-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2019
Aug 1996–Feb 1997
7-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
14.48"
(367.79mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jul 1996–Feb 1997
8-Month
19.96"
(506.98mm)
18.07"
(458.98mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jun 1996–Feb 1997
9-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
May 1996–Feb 1997
10-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Apr 1996–Feb 1997
11-Month
30.70"
(779.78mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Mar 1996–Feb 1997
12-Month
31.96"
(811.78mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1911
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Sep 1995–Feb 1997
18-Month
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2017
Mar 1995–Feb 1997
24-Month
64.61"
(1,641.09mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2017
Mar 1994–Feb 1997
36-Month
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1991 1935
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Mar 1993–Feb 1997
48-Month
130.41"
(3,312.41mm)
118.68"
(3,014.47mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Mar 1992–Feb 1997
60-Month
161.41"
(4,099.81mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
13.06"
(331.72mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/