Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1987 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1969
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1961
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1969
Ties: 1974
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1987 2003
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2016
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Ties: 1970
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 2007
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
21.58"
(548.13mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
24.95"
(633.73mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
26.33"
(668.78mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
28.31"
(719.07mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
44.13"
(1,120.90mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
63.21"
(1,605.53mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
97.07"
(2,465.58mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1983 1935
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
129.78"
(3,296.41mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
11.09"
(281.68mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1984 1937
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1997
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
162.80"
(4,135.12mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
14.45"
(367.03mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/