Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1952
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1969
Ties: 1998
Dec 1951–Jan 1952
2-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1951 1961
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1969
Nov 1951–Jan 1952
3-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Ties: 1979
Oct 1951–Jan 1952
4-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2020
Sep 1951–Jan 1952
5-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Aug 1951–Jan 1952
6-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2020
Jul 1951–Jan 1952
7-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Jun 1951–Jan 1952
8-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
May 1951–Jan 1952
9-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
4.21"
(106.94mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Apr 1951–Jan 1952
10-Month
32.07"
(814.58mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
5.11"
(129.80mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Mar 1951–Jan 1952
11-Month
35.14"
(892.56mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
6.46"
(164.09mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1951–Jan 1952
12-Month
36.95"
(938.53mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 1950–Jan 1952
18-Month
47.30"
(1,201.42mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020
Feb 1950–Jan 1952
24-Month
65.42"
(1,661.67mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020
Feb 1949–Jan 1952
36-Month
94.12"
(2,390.65mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1935
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020
Feb 1948–Jan 1952
48-Month
121.15"
(3,077.21mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1951 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Feb 1947–Jan 1952
60-Month
150.54"
(3,823.72mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/