Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1969
Ties: 1918, 1976
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1961
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
11.96"
(303.78mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
22.01"
(559.05mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
24.99"
(634.75mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
28.26"
(717.80mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
3.78"
(96.02mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
32.48"
(824.99mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
33.28"
(845.31mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
47.85"
(1,215.39mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
62.99"
(1,599.95mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
94.73"
(2,406.14mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
5.69"
(144.52mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
122.49"
(3,111.25mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
158.71"
(4,031.23mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
10.36"
(263.14mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/