Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1948

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1969
Ties: 1986
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
1.79"
(45.47mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1961
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1969
Ties: 1911, 1958
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1945 2003
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1998
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
19.98"
(507.49mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
27.68"
(703.07mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Ties: 1915
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
28.83"
(732.28mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
29.39"
(746.51mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1944 1911
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
58.90"
(1,496.06mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
91.98"
(2,336.29mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
2.94"
(74.67mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1942 1935
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
122.82"
(3,119.63mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
151.94"
(3,859.28mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/