Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Great Lakes Basin

Precipitation Rankings, October 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2019
1-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Sep–Oct 2019
2-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1908
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
Aug–Oct 2019
3-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1908
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1986
Jul–Oct 2019
4-Month
16.37"
(415.80mm)
12.60"
(320.04mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1986
Ties: 1992
Jun–Oct 2019
5-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
16.06"
(407.92mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1908
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1986
May–Oct 2019
6-Month
25.66"
(651.76mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1895
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr–Oct 2019
7-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
22.08"
(560.83mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1895
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar–Oct 2019
8-Month
31.46"
(799.08mm)
24.35"
(618.49mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1895
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Oct 2019
9-Month
34.27"
(870.46mm)
26.01"
(660.65mm)
8.26"
(209.81mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1895
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Oct 2019
10-Month
36.83"
(935.48mm)
27.98"
(710.69mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1895
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 2018–Oct 2019
11-Month
38.86"
(987.04mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
8.74"
(221.99mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2018–Oct 2019
12-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
32.78"
(832.61mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 2018–Oct 2019
18-Month
65.60"
(1,666.24mm)
52.05"
(1,322.07mm)
13.55"
(344.17mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2017–Oct 2019
24-Month
80.31"
(2,039.87mm)
65.54"
(1,664.72mm)
14.77"
(375.15mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2016–Oct 2019
36-Month
120.95"
(3,072.13mm)
98.30"
(2,496.82mm)
22.65"
(575.31mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2015–Oct 2019
48-Month
158.66"
(4,029.96mm)
131.09"
(3,329.69mm)
27.57"
(700.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2014–Oct 2019
60-Month
191.78"
(4,871.21mm)
163.85"
(4,161.79mm)
27.93"
(709.42mm)
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 September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/