Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1981
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1969
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1961
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1969
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 2003
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2016
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
9.08"
(230.63mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
18.91"
(480.31mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
22.17"
(563.12mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
23.96"
(608.58mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
27.37"
(695.20mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
36.88"
(936.75mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1911
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
54.52"
(1,384.81mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
88.75"
(2,254.25mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1935
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
112.45"
(2,856.23mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-6.24"
(-158.50mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/