Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2001 1952
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2009
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2000 1952
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1936
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2018
Ties: 1961, 1983
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
12.74"
(323.60mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1900
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
22.76"
(578.10mm)
20.21"
(513.33mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
22.71"
(576.83mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
27.80"
(706.12mm)
24.42"
(620.27mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2001 1910
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
29.07"
(738.38mm)
25.44"
(646.18mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2001 1910
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
29.60"
(751.84mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2000 1910
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
30.69"
(779.53mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2000 1910
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
32.77"
(832.36mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1959
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
54.57"
(1,386.08mm)
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
4.66"
(118.37mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
67.09"
(1,704.09mm)
59.37"
(1,508.00mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2001 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
95.38"
(2,422.65mm)
89.05"
(2,261.87mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
127.64"
(3,242.06mm)
118.70"
(3,014.98mm)
8.94"
(227.08mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1936
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
158.98"
(4,038.09mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
10.64"
(270.25mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/