Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1921
1-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1919 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1969
Dec 1920–Jan 1921
2-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1920 1961
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1969
Ties: 1992
Nov 1920–Jan 1921
3-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1918 2003
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2016
Oct 1920–Jan 1921
4-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Sep 1920–Jan 1921
5-Month
8.78"
(223.01mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Aug 1920–Jan 1921
6-Month
11.38"
(289.05mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Jul 1920–Jan 1921
7-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Jun 1920–Jan 1921
8-Month
19.54"
(496.32mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1919 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2011
May 1920–Jan 1921
9-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Apr 1920–Jan 1921
10-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1918 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Mar 1920–Jan 1921
11-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1919 1911
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Feb 1920–Jan 1921
12-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1919 1911
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Ties: 1913
Aug 1919–Jan 1921
18-Month
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1919 1911
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Feb 1919–Jan 1921
24-Month
59.88"
(1,520.95mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1920 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1918–Jan 1921
36-Month
87.53"
(2,223.26mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1920 1935
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1917–Jan 1921
48-Month
112.34"
(2,853.44mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1914 1937
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Feb 1916–Jan 1921
60-Month
141.61"
(3,596.89mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-6.74"
(-171.20mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/