Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2017
1-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2016 1987
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Ties: 1965
Jan–Feb 2017
2-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2016 1987
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Dec 2016–Feb 2017
3-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1969
Nov 2016–Feb 2017
4-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Oct 2016–Feb 2017
5-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
1.67"
(42.41mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Sep 2016–Feb 2017
6-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2020
Aug 2016–Feb 2017
7-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
14.48"
(367.79mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2016–Feb 2017
8-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
18.07"
(458.98mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2016–Feb 2017
9-Month
29.02"
(737.11mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
May 2016–Feb 2017
10-Month
32.10"
(815.34mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Apr 2016–Feb 2017
11-Month
34.64"
(879.86mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Mar 2016–Feb 2017
12-Month
37.49"
(952.25mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2015–Feb 2017
18-Month
51.84"
(1,316.74mm)
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 2015–Feb 2017
24-Month
72.32"
(1,836.93mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
12.92"
(328.17mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 2014–Feb 2017
36-Month
106.08"
(2,694.43mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
17.04"
(432.81mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 2013–Feb 2017
48-Month
139.22"
(3,536.19mm)
118.68"
(3,014.47mm)
20.54"
(521.72mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 2012–Feb 2017
60-Month
167.77"
(4,261.36mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
19.42"
(493.27mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/