Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1949 1981
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1969
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1961
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1969
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1948 2003
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
21.56"
(547.62mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
25.66"
(651.76mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1949 1911
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
28.70"
(728.98mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1949 1911
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
40.38"
(1,025.65mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1949 1911
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
55.73"
(1,415.54mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
85.12"
(2,162.05mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1939 1935
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
114.63"
(2,911.60mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-4.06"
(-103.13mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
147.71"
(3,751.83mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/