Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1989
1-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1969
Ties: 1962, 2012
Dec 1988–Jan 1989
2-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1987 1961
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1969
Ties: 1919
Nov 1988–Jan 1989
3-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1988 2003
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2016
Oct 1988–Jan 1989
4-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Sep 1988–Jan 1989
5-Month
11.03"
(280.16mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Aug 1988–Jan 1989
6-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jul 1988–Jan 1989
7-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Jun 1988–Jan 1989
8-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2011
May 1988–Jan 1989
9-Month
21.36"
(542.54mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Apr 1988–Jan 1989
10-Month
23.09"
(586.49mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-3.87"
(-98.29mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Mar 1988–Jan 1989
11-Month
24.52"
(622.81mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-4.16"
(-105.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Feb 1988–Jan 1989
12-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Aug 1987–Jan 1989
18-Month
39.43"
(1,001.52mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Feb 1987–Jan 1989
24-Month
53.36"
(1,355.34mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Feb 1986–Jan 1989
36-Month
88.26"
(2,241.80mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1979 1935
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Feb 1985–Jan 1989
48-Month
122.12"
(3,101.85mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1980 1937
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Feb 1984–Jan 1989
60-Month
154.83"
(3,932.68mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/