Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2003
1-Month
0.71"
(18.03mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1995 1987
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1941, 2015
Jan–Feb 2003
2-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1987 1987
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Dec 2002–Feb 2003
3-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1969
Nov 2002–Feb 2003
4-Month
2.31"
(58.67mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-2.93"
(-74.43mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2003
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2016
Oct 2002–Feb 2003
5-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Sep 2002–Feb 2003
6-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Aug 2002–Feb 2003
7-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
14.48"
(367.79mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jul 2002–Feb 2003
8-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
18.07"
(458.98mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jun 2002–Feb 2003
9-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2002–Feb 2003
10-Month
25.07"
(636.78mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1998 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Apr 2002–Feb 2003
11-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1998 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1922
Mar 2002–Feb 2003
12-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1998 1911
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Sep 2001–Feb 2003
18-Month
41.60"
(1,056.64mm)
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Mar 2001–Feb 2003
24-Month
61.99"
(1,574.55mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1999 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Mar 2000–Feb 2003
36-Month
93.64"
(2,378.46mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2000 1935
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Mar 1999–Feb 2003
48-Month
124.48"
(3,161.79mm)
118.68"
(3,014.47mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2001 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Mar 1998–Feb 2003
60-Month
156.54"
(3,976.12mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/