Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1969
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1959 1961
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1969
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1959 2003
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Ties: 2005
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2020
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2020
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
17.79"
(451.87mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
4.33"
(109.99mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
24.03"
(610.36mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
29.18"
(741.17mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2020
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
31.27"
(794.26mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
4.31"
(109.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
33.02"
(838.71mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
34.16"
(867.66mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
58.01"
(1,473.45mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
88.18"
(2,239.77mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1959 1935
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
113.97"
(2,894.84mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
139.66"
(3,547.36mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-8.69"
(-220.73mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/