Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1898
1-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1896 1981
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1969
Ties: 2008
Dec 1897–Jan 1898
2-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1896 1961
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1969
Nov 1897–Jan 1898
3-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
46th Driest Driest to Date 2003
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2016
Oct 1897–Jan 1898
4-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1932
Sep 1897–Jan 1898
5-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1932
Aug 1897–Jan 1898
6-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul 1897–Jan 1898
7-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2017
Jun 1897–Jan 1898
8-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
May 1897–Jan 1898
9-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Apr 1897–Jan 1898
10-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-3.44"
(-87.37mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Mar 1897–Jan 1898
11-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2017
Feb 1897–Jan 1898
12-Month
27.15"
(689.61mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2017
Aug 1896–Jan 1898
18-Month
42.47"
(1,078.74mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
46th Driest Driest to Date 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2017
Feb 1896–Jan 1898
24-Month
61.38"
(1,559.05mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Feb 1895–Jan 1898
36-Month
85.08"
(2,161.03mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1935
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/