Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1951
1-Month
0.93"
(23.62mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1969
Ties: 1983
Dec 1950–Jan 1951
2-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1948 1961
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1969
Ties: 1965, 2012
Nov 1950–Jan 1951
3-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1945 2003
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Oct 1950–Jan 1951
4-Month
5.48"
(139.19mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1932
Sep 1950–Jan 1951
5-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1932
Aug 1950–Jan 1951
6-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jul 1950–Jan 1951
7-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Jun 1950–Jan 1951
8-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
May 1950–Jan 1951
9-Month
22.30"
(566.42mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Apr 1950–Jan 1951
10-Month
25.34"
(643.64mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-1.62"
(-41.14mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Mar 1950–Jan 1951
11-Month
27.26"
(692.40mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1949 1911
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Feb 1950–Jan 1951
12-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1949 1911
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Aug 1949–Jan 1951
18-Month
40.45"
(1,027.43mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2017
Feb 1949–Jan 1951
24-Month
57.17"
(1,452.12mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2017
Feb 1948–Jan 1951
36-Month
84.20"
(2,138.68mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Feb 1947–Jan 1951
48-Month
113.59"
(2,885.19mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Feb 1946–Jan 1951
60-Month
143.10"
(3,634.74mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/