Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2015
1-Month
4.09"
(103.89mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2013 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1980
Jul–Aug 2015
2-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Jun–Aug 2015
3-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2013 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
May–Aug 2015
4-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2013 1910
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
Apr–Aug 2015
5-Month
19.80"
(502.92mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2012 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
Ties: 1986
Mar–Aug 2015
6-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
Ties: 1952
Feb–Aug 2015
7-Month
21.19"
(538.23mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
1.38"
(35.06mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
Jan–Aug 2015
8-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
20.95"
(532.13mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
Dec 2014–Aug 2015
9-Month
23.07"
(585.98mm)
22.19"
(563.63mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
Nov 2014–Aug 2015
10-Month
24.75"
(628.65mm)
24.02"
(610.11mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
Oct 2014–Aug 2015
11-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
26.33"
(668.78mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
Sep 2014–Aug 2015
12-Month
30.95"
(786.13mm)
29.71"
(754.63mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1993
Mar 2014–Aug 2015
18-Month
54.24"
(1,377.70mm)
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Sep 2013–Aug 2015
24-Month
65.51"
(1,663.95mm)
59.43"
(1,509.52mm)
6.08"
(154.43mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2013 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2017
Sep 2012–Aug 2015
36-Month
97.86"
(2,485.64mm)
89.11"
(2,263.39mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Sep 2011–Aug 2015
48-Month
125.29"
(3,182.37mm)
118.74"
(3,016.00mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Sep 2010–Aug 2015
60-Month
159.62"
(4,054.35mm)
148.38"
(3,768.85mm)
11.24"
(285.50mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/