Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
0.69"
(17.53mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1963 1981
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Ties: 2015
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1964 1961
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Ties: 1953
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1964 2003
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Ties: 1988
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Ties: 1976
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
10.74"
(272.80mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1964 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
23.69"
(601.73mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
26.30"
(668.02mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Ties: 1947
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
27.76"
(705.10mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
44.99"
(1,142.75mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
63.98"
(1,625.09mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2017
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
91.20"
(2,316.48mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
118.64"
(3,013.46mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1992
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
154.60"
(3,926.84mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/