Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, October 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2018
1-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1952
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2009
Sep–Oct 2018
2-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1952
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Aug–Oct 2018
3-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Oct 2018
4-Month
18.05"
(458.47mm)
12.74"
(323.60mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1900
Jun–Oct 2018
5-Month
23.49"
(596.65mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
May–Oct 2018
6-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
20.21"
(513.33mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Apr–Oct 2018
7-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
22.71"
(576.83mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Mar–Oct 2018
8-Month
30.76"
(781.30mm)
24.42"
(620.27mm)
6.34"
(161.03mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Feb–Oct 2018
9-Month
32.44"
(823.98mm)
25.44"
(646.18mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Oct 2018
10-Month
33.52"
(851.41mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Dec 2017–Oct 2018
11-Month
34.51"
(876.55mm)
27.83"
(706.88mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Ties: 1951
Nov 2017–Oct 2018
12-Month
35.59"
(903.99mm)
29.66"
(753.36mm)
5.93"
(150.63mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
May 2017–Oct 2018
18-Month
58.59"
(1,488.19mm)
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
8.68"
(220.48mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Nov 2016–Oct 2018
24-Month
70.83"
(1,799.08mm)
59.37"
(1,508.00mm)
11.46"
(291.08mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Nov 2015–Oct 2018
36-Month
110.36"
(2,803.14mm)
89.05"
(2,261.87mm)
21.31"
(541.27mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2014–Oct 2018
48-Month
140.81"
(3,576.57mm)
118.70"
(3,014.98mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2013–Oct 2018
60-Month
176.05"
(4,471.67mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
27.71"
(703.83mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/