Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1980
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1993
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1993
Ties: 2008
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
17.77"
(451.36mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
22.16"
(562.86mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
23.74"
(603.00mm)
20.95"
(532.13mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Ties: 2018
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
24.02"
(610.11mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
28.02"
(711.71mm)
26.33"
(668.78mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1993
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
30.91"
(785.11mm)
29.71"
(754.63mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1993
Ties: 1982
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
62.11"
(1,577.59mm)
59.43"
(1,509.52mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2017
Ties: 1916
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
92.55"
(2,350.77mm)
89.11"
(2,263.39mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
123.48"
(3,136.39mm)
118.74"
(3,016.00mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
151.92"
(3,858.77mm)
148.38"
(3,768.85mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/