Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1946
1-Month
1.53"
(38.86mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1969
Dec 1945–Jan 1946
2-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 1961
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1969
Ties: 1985, 1996
Nov 1945–Jan 1946
3-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 2003
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2016
Oct 1945–Jan 1946
4-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1932
Sep 1945–Jan 1946
5-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1932
Aug 1945–Jan 1946
6-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1945–Jan 1946
7-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
Jun 1945–Jan 1946
8-Month
21.66"
(550.16mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
May 1945–Jan 1946
9-Month
25.93"
(658.62mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Apr 1945–Jan 1946
10-Month
29.46"
(748.28mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Mar 1945–Jan 1946
11-Month
31.54"
(801.12mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
Feb 1945–Jan 1946
12-Month
33.08"
(840.23mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Aug 1944–Jan 1946
18-Month
44.50"
(1,130.30mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
Feb 1944–Jan 1946
24-Month
63.92"
(1,623.57mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
Feb 1943–Jan 1946
36-Month
93.04"
(2,363.22mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1935
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Feb 1942–Jan 1946
48-Month
125.82"
(3,195.83mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1937
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Feb 1941–Jan 1946
60-Month
157.74"
(4,006.60mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
9.39"
(238.51mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/