Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
0.30"
(7.62mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1969
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
1.44"
(36.58mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1961
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1969
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1932
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
8.32"
(211.33mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1932
Ties: 1938
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 2006
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
21.64"
(549.66mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
25.52"
(648.21mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
26.53"
(673.86mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
27.20"
(690.88mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
40.83"
(1,037.08mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
58.51"
(1,486.15mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
90.03"
(2,286.76mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1979 1935
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
125.36"
(3,184.14mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
6.67"
(169.41mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
146.45"
(3,719.83mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019

Citing This Page

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