Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1903
1-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1902 1981
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1969
Ties: 1902, 1927, 1958
Dec 1902–Jan 1903
2-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1902 1961
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1969
Ties: 1978
Nov 1902–Jan 1903
3-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1902 2003
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2016
Oct 1902–Jan 1903
4-Month
7.06"
(179.32mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1902 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Sep 1902–Jan 1903
5-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Ties: 2002
Aug 1902–Jan 1903
6-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1902 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Jul 1902–Jan 1903
7-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1902 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Jun 1902–Jan 1903
8-Month
24.26"
(616.20mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1902 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
May 1902–Jan 1903
9-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1902 1977
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 1902–Jan 1903
10-Month
30.79"
(782.07mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1902 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Mar 1902–Jan 1903
11-Month
32.28"
(819.91mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1911
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Feb 1902–Jan 1903
12-Month
33.17"
(842.52mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1902 1911
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1901–Jan 1903
18-Month
44.03"
(1,118.36mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1911
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Feb 1901–Jan 1903
24-Month
58.75"
(1,492.25mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Feb 1900–Jan 1903
36-Month
91.30"
(2,319.02mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1902 1935
60th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1899–Jan 1903
48-Month
121.21"
(3,078.73mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
2.52"
(64.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1902 1937
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1898–Jan 1903
60-Month
148.58"
(3,773.93mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/