Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1962
1-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1969
Ties: 1989, 2012
Dec 1961–Jan 1962
2-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1961 1961
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1969
Ties: 2004
Nov 1961–Jan 1962
3-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1961 2003
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Oct 1961–Jan 1962
4-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1932
Sep 1961–Jan 1962
5-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1932
Aug 1961–Jan 1962
6-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1961–Jan 1962
7-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1974
Jun 1961–Jan 1962
8-Month
22.01"
(559.05mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Ties: 1941
May 1961–Jan 1962
9-Month
24.60"
(624.84mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Apr 1961–Jan 1962
10-Month
26.94"
(684.28mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Mar 1961–Jan 1962
11-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1961 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Feb 1961–Jan 1962
12-Month
30.66"
(778.76mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1961 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Aug 1960–Jan 1962
18-Month
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
Feb 1960–Jan 1962
24-Month
59.56"
(1,512.82mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
Feb 1959–Jan 1962
36-Month
93.72"
(2,380.49mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1961 1935
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Feb 1958–Jan 1962
48-Month
117.57"
(2,986.28mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1923
Feb 1957–Jan 1962
60-Month
147.74"
(3,752.60mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019

Citing This Page

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