Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1900
1-Month
0.80"
(20.32mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1981
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1969
Ties: 1901
Dec 1899–Jan 1900
2-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1899 1961
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1969
Ties: 1954
Nov 1899–Jan 1900
3-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1899 2003
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2016
Oct 1899–Jan 1900
4-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2020
Ties: 1909
Sep 1899–Jan 1900
5-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2020
Aug 1899–Jan 1900
6-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1898 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2020
Ties: 1914
Jul 1899–Jan 1900
7-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Jun 1899–Jan 1900
8-Month
20.24"
(514.10mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
May 1899–Jan 1900
9-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Apr 1899–Jan 1900
10-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1899 1977
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Mar 1899–Jan 1900
11-Month
28.92"
(734.57mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1911
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1899–Jan 1900
12-Month
29.91"
(759.71mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1911
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1898–Jan 1900
18-Month
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1899 1911
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
Feb 1898–Jan 1900
24-Month
57.28"
(1,454.91mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1899 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
Feb 1897–Jan 1900
36-Month
84.43"
(2,144.52mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-4.61"
(-117.10mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1935
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2020
Feb 1896–Jan 1900
48-Month
118.66"
(3,013.96mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
70th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1895–Jan 1900
60-Month
142.36"
(3,615.94mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1934
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/