Regional Rankings

Regional Data Info
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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1952
1-Month
0.26"
(6.60mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1952
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
2009
Sep–Oct 1952
2-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1952
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug–Oct 1952
3-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
3rd Driest
Driest since:
1976
126th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jul–Oct 1952
4-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
12.74"
(323.60mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
21st Driest
Driest since:
1976
108th Wettest
Wettest since:
1900
Jun–Oct 1952
5-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
29th Driest
Driest since:
1976
100th Wettest
Wettest since:
2010
May–Oct 1952
6-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
20.21"
(513.33mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
25th Driest
Driest since:
1976
104th Wettest
Wettest since:
2010
Apr–Oct 1952
7-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
22.71"
(576.83mm)
-3.22"
(-81.78mm)
14th Driest
Driest since:
1976
115th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1922
Mar–Oct 1952
8-Month
21.70"
(551.18mm)
24.42"
(620.27mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
20th Driest
Driest since:
1910
109th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Feb–Oct 1952
9-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
25.44"
(646.18mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
16th Driest
Driest since:
1910
113th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan–Oct 1952
10-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
23rd Driest
Driest since:
1910
106th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1951–Oct 1952
11-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
25th Driest
Driest since:
1910
103rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1951–Oct 1952
12-Month
27.23"
(691.64mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
23rd Driest
Driest since:
1934
105th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
May 1951–Oct 1952
18-Month
51.06"
(1,296.92mm)
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
68th Driest
Driest since:
1934
60th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1950–Oct 1952
24-Month
63.18"
(1,604.77mm)
59.37"
(1,508.00mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
92nd Driest
Driest since:
1934
35th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1949–Oct 1952
36-Month
92.75"
(2,355.85mm)
89.05"
(2,261.87mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
84th Driest
Driest since:
1931
42nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1948–Oct 1952
48-Month
122.78"
(3,118.61mm)
118.70"
(3,014.98mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
75th Driest
Driest since:
1936
50th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Nov 1947–Oct 1952
60-Month
147.49"
(3,746.25mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
48th Driest
Driest since:
1934
76th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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