Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1947
1-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1969
Ties: 1915, 1923, 1974
Dec 1946–Jan 1947
2-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1961
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1969
Nov 1946–Jan 1947
3-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1945 2003
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Oct 1946–Jan 1947
4-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1932
Sep 1946–Jan 1947
5-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1932
Aug 1946–Jan 1947
6-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Ties: 1937, 2015
Jul 1946–Jan 1947
7-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1936
Jun 1946–Jan 1947
8-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1946 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
May 1946–Jan 1947
9-Month
25.27"
(641.86mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Apr 1946–Jan 1947
10-Month
26.30"
(668.02mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Ties: 1970
Mar 1946–Jan 1947
11-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1944 1911
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Feb 1946–Jan 1947
12-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1911
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Aug 1945–Jan 1947
18-Month
43.50"
(1,104.90mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Feb 1945–Jan 1947
24-Month
62.59"
(1,589.79mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Feb 1944–Jan 1947
36-Month
93.43"
(2,373.12mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1946 1935
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Feb 1943–Jan 1947
48-Month
122.55"
(3,112.77mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1943 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1909
Feb 1942–Jan 1947
60-Month
155.33"
(3,945.38mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
6.98"
(177.29mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/