Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1917
1-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1913 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1969
Ties: 1953, 2004
Dec 1916–Jan 1917
2-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1961
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1969
Nov 1916–Jan 1917
3-Month
3.67"
(93.22mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1915 2003
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Oct 1916–Jan 1917
4-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Sep 1916–Jan 1917
5-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1915 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Aug 1916–Jan 1917
6-Month
12.97"
(329.44mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Jul 1916–Jan 1917
7-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1911 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Jun 1916–Jan 1917
8-Month
19.85"
(504.19mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1914 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
May 1916–Jan 1917
9-Month
24.02"
(610.11mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Apr 1916–Jan 1917
10-Month
26.67"
(677.42mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1914 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Mar 1916–Jan 1917
11-Month
28.58"
(725.93mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1914 1911
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1916–Jan 1917
12-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1911
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Aug 1915–Jan 1917
18-Month
44.09"
(1,119.89mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1915 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1915–Jan 1917
24-Month
62.39"
(1,584.71mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Feb 1914–Jan 1917
36-Month
92.17"
(2,341.12mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1916 1935
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Feb 1913–Jan 1917
48-Month
121.28"
(3,080.51mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1916 1937
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Feb 1912–Jan 1917
60-Month
149.28"
(3,791.71mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/