Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1931 1961
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2003
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
5.75"
(146.05mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-4.91"
(-124.71mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-4.84"
(-122.93mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
24.72"
(627.89mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
38.63"
(981.20mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
58.28"
(1,480.31mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 2004
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
85.49"
(2,171.45mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1935
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
109.68"
(2,785.87mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-9.01"
(-228.86mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
138.49"
(3,517.65mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-9.86"
(-250.44mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/