Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1980
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Ties: 1947
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-2.17"
(-55.11mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1988 1910
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1992 1910
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
15.81"
(401.57mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
20.95"
(532.13mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
18.94"
(481.08mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
19.52"
(495.81mm)
24.02"
(610.11mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
22.75"
(577.85mm)
26.33"
(668.78mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
25.40"
(645.16mm)
29.71"
(754.63mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1988 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1993
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
47.32"
(1,201.93mm)
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
58.81"
(1,493.77mm)
59.43"
(1,509.52mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
90.94"
(2,309.88mm)
89.11"
(2,263.39mm)
1.83"
(46.49mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
118.75"
(3,016.25mm)
118.74"
(3,016.00mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1991 1936
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
152.96"
(3,885.18mm)
148.38"
(3,768.85mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/