Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1938
1-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1969
Ties: 1993
Dec 1937–Jan 1938
2-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1961
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1969
Nov 1937–Jan 1938
3-Month
3.64"
(92.46mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1934 2003
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2016
Oct 1937–Jan 1938
4-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Sep 1937–Jan 1938
5-Month
8.32"
(211.33mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1933 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1981
Aug 1937–Jan 1938
6-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Jul 1937–Jan 1938
7-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1961
Jun 1937–Jan 1938
8-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-3.01"
(-76.46mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2011
May 1937–Jan 1938
9-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Apr 1937–Jan 1938
10-Month
24.96"
(633.98mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Ties: 1905
Mar 1937–Jan 1938
11-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Feb 1937–Jan 1938
12-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Aug 1936–Jan 1938
18-Month
41.47"
(1,053.34mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Feb 1936–Jan 1938
24-Month
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-8.00"
(-203.20mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Feb 1935–Jan 1938
36-Month
80.21"
(2,037.33mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-8.83"
(-224.29mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1937 1935
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2020
Feb 1934–Jan 1938
48-Month
106.24"
(2,698.50mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-12.45"
(-316.23mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2020
Feb 1933–Jan 1938
60-Month
130.90"
(3,324.86mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-17.45"
(-443.23mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/