Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1969
Ties: 1917, 2004
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1948 1961
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1969
Ties: 1970
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1951 2003
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Ties: 1933
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1932
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1932
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1951 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
23.74"
(603.00mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-3.22"
(-81.78mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1949 1911
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
43.08"
(1,094.23mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
63.59"
(1,615.19mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
92.06"
(2,338.32mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
3.02"
(76.70mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1951 1935
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
120.76"
(3,067.30mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1951 1937
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
147.79"
(3,753.87mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/