Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1901
1-Month
0.80"
(20.32mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1900 1981
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1969
Ties: 1900
Dec 1900–Jan 1901
2-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1961
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1969
Nov 1900–Jan 1901
3-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 2003
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2016
Ties: 1956
Oct 1900–Jan 1901
4-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Sep 1900–Jan 1901
5-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1900–Jan 1901
6-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jul 1900–Jan 1901
7-Month
23.25"
(590.55mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1900–Jan 1901
8-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 1929
May 1900–Jan 1901
9-Month
27.64"
(702.06mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
3.18"
(80.78mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 1900–Jan 1901
10-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Mar 1900–Jan 1901
11-Month
31.16"
(791.46mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1900 1911
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1900–Jan 1901
12-Month
32.55"
(826.77mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1900 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1899–Jan 1901
18-Month
44.36"
(1,126.74mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1900 1911
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1899–Jan 1901
24-Month
62.46"
(1,586.48mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1898–Jan 1901
36-Month
89.83"
(2,281.68mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1900 1935
68th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1897–Jan 1901
48-Month
116.98"
(2,971.29mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2020
Ties: 1918
Feb 1896–Jan 1901
60-Month
151.21"
(3,840.73mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/