Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2020
1-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2015 1952
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2009
Ties: 1972
Sep–Oct 2020
2-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1952
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug–Oct 2020
3-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Jul–Oct 2020
4-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
12.74"
(323.60mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1900
Jun–Oct 2020
5-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
May–Oct 2020
6-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
20.21"
(513.33mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Apr–Oct 2020
7-Month
22.76"
(578.10mm)
22.71"
(576.83mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar–Oct 2020
8-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
24.42"
(620.27mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb–Oct 2020
9-Month
25.70"
(652.78mm)
25.44"
(646.18mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan–Oct 2020
10-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2019–Oct 2020
11-Month
29.49"
(749.05mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2019–Oct 2020
12-Month
31.26"
(794.00mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2019–Oct 2020
18-Month
58.85"
(1,494.79mm)
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
8.94"
(227.08mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2018–Oct 2020
24-Month
71.00"
(1,803.40mm)
59.37"
(1,508.00mm)
11.63"
(295.40mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2017–Oct 2020
36-Month
106.59"
(2,707.39mm)
89.05"
(2,261.87mm)
17.54"
(445.52mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2016–Oct 2020
48-Month
141.83"
(3,602.48mm)
118.70"
(3,014.98mm)
23.13"
(587.50mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2015–Oct 2020
60-Month
181.36"
(4,606.54mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
33.02"
(838.70mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/