Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
0.64"
(16.26mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1969
Ties: 1928
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1955 1961
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1969
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1955 2003
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 1901
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1932
Ties: 1922
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1932
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-3.04"
(-77.21mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
14.78"
(375.41mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
17.91"
(454.91mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
23.15"
(588.01mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
39.11"
(993.39mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
57.50"
(1,460.50mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
86.21"
(2,189.73mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1951 1935
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
112.85"
(2,866.39mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-5.84"
(-148.34mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
149.80"
(3,804.92mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/