Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2016
1-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 1952
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009
Sep–Oct 2016
2-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1952
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1941
Aug–Oct 2016
3-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Jul–Oct 2016
4-Month
18.48"
(469.39mm)
12.74"
(323.60mm)
5.74"
(145.79mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1900
Jun–Oct 2016
5-Month
22.41"
(569.21mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
5.62"
(142.74mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
May–Oct 2016
6-Month
25.49"
(647.45mm)
20.21"
(513.33mm)
5.28"
(134.12mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Apr–Oct 2016
7-Month
28.03"
(711.96mm)
22.71"
(576.83mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Mar–Oct 2016
8-Month
30.88"
(784.35mm)
24.42"
(620.27mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Feb–Oct 2016
9-Month
31.93"
(811.02mm)
25.44"
(646.18mm)
6.49"
(164.84mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
Jan–Oct 2016
10-Month
32.82"
(833.63mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Dec 2015–Oct 2016
11-Month
36.29"
(921.77mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
8.46"
(214.89mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 2015–Oct 2016
12-Month
39.53"
(1,004.06mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
9.87"
(250.70mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
May 2015–Oct 2016
18-Month
62.62"
(1,590.55mm)
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
12.71"
(322.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 2014–Oct 2016
24-Month
69.98"
(1,777.49mm)
59.37"
(1,508.00mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2017
Nov 2013–Oct 2016
36-Month
105.22"
(2,672.59mm)
89.05"
(2,261.87mm)
16.17"
(410.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Ties: 2017
Nov 2012–Oct 2016
48-Month
138.43"
(3,516.12mm)
118.70"
(3,014.98mm)
19.73"
(501.14mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Nov 2011–Oct 2016
60-Month
166.63"
(4,232.40mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
18.29"
(464.56mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/