Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1976
1-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1973 1981
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1969
Ties: 1918, 1973
Dec 1975–Jan 1976
2-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1961
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1969
Ties: 1998
Nov 1975–Jan 1976
3-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1975 2003
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Oct 1975–Jan 1976
4-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Sep 1975–Jan 1976
5-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1975 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Ties: 1970
Aug 1975–Jan 1976
6-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1975 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Jul 1975–Jan 1976
7-Month
16.01"
(406.65mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1975 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Jun 1975–Jan 1976
8-Month
21.21"
(538.73mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1975 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
May 1975–Jan 1976
9-Month
23.98"
(609.09mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Apr 1975–Jan 1976
10-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1975 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Mar 1975–Jan 1976
11-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1975 1911
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Feb 1975–Jan 1976
12-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1975 1911
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Aug 1974–Jan 1976
18-Month
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Feb 1974–Jan 1976
24-Month
59.96"
(1,522.98mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Ties: 1945
Feb 1973–Jan 1976
36-Month
94.23"
(2,393.44mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
5.19"
(131.82mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Feb 1972–Jan 1976
48-Month
127.51"
(3,238.75mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
8.82"
(224.02mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1937
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Feb 1971–Jan 1976
60-Month
157.22"
(3,993.39mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
8.87"
(225.30mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/