Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, April 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2019
1-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2018 1946
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2013
Mar–Apr 2019
2-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2018 1915
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1991
Ties: 1950
Feb–Apr 2019
3-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1895
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1951
Jan–Apr 2019
4-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2013
Dec 2018–Apr 2019
5-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2013
Nov 2018–Apr 2019
6-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1987
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Oct 2018–Apr 2019
7-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
11.76"
(298.70mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 2018–Apr 2019
8-Month
21.93"
(557.02mm)
15.14"
(384.56mm)
6.79"
(172.46mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 2018–Apr 2019
9-Month
26.74"
(679.20mm)
18.69"
(474.73mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2018–Apr 2019
10-Month
30.20"
(767.08mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2018–Apr 2019
11-Month
35.64"
(905.26mm)
26.31"
(668.27mm)
9.33"
(236.99mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
May 2018–Apr 2019
12-Month
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2017–Apr 2019
18-Month
47.74"
(1,212.60mm)
39.16"
(994.66mm)
8.58"
(217.94mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
May 2017–Apr 2019
24-Month
70.74"
(1,796.80mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
11.34"
(288.04mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
May 2016–Apr 2019
36-Month
108.47"
(2,755.14mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
19.40"
(492.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1932
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 2015–Apr 2019
48-Month
145.60"
(3,698.24mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
26.91"
(683.51mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 2014–Apr 2019
60-Month
177.20"
(4,500.88mm)
148.33"
(3,767.58mm)
28.87"
(733.30mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/