Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1959
1-Month
0.86"
(21.84mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1958 1981
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1969
Ties: 1904, 1944
Dec 1958–Jan 1959
2-Month
1.38"
(35.05mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1944 1961
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1969
Nov 1958–Jan 1959
3-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1956 2003
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Oct 1958–Jan 1959
4-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Sep 1958–Jan 1959
5-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Aug 1958–Jan 1959
6-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Jul 1958–Jan 1959
7-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Jun 1958–Jan 1959
8-Month
19.13"
(485.90mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
May 1958–Jan 1959
9-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Apr 1958–Jan 1959
10-Month
22.94"
(582.68mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-4.02"
(-102.10mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Mar 1958–Jan 1959
11-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1940 1911
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Feb 1958–Jan 1959
12-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1911
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Aug 1957–Jan 1959
18-Month
36.65"
(930.91mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-6.53"
(-165.86mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Feb 1957–Jan 1959
24-Month
54.02"
(1,372.11mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Feb 1956–Jan 1959
36-Month
79.81"
(2,027.17mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-9.23"
(-234.45mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1935
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Feb 1955–Jan 1959
48-Month
105.50"
(2,679.70mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-13.19"
(-335.03mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Feb 1954–Jan 1959
60-Month
137.31"
(3,487.67mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-11.04"
(-280.42mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/