Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1990
1-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1987 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1969
Ties: 2000
Dec 1989–Jan 1990
2-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1987 1961
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1969
Nov 1989–Jan 1990
3-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1987 2003
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2016
Oct 1989–Jan 1990
4-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Ties: 1965
Sep 1989–Jan 1990
5-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Aug 1989–Jan 1990
6-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Jul 1989–Jan 1990
7-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Ties: 1924
Jun 1989–Jan 1990
8-Month
17.33"
(440.18mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Ties: 1937
May 1989–Jan 1990
9-Month
20.62"
(523.75mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Apr 1989–Jan 1990
10-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Mar 1989–Jan 1990
11-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Feb 1989–Jan 1990
12-Month
24.53"
(623.06mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Aug 1988–Jan 1990
18-Month
40.20"
(1,021.08mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1989 1911
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Feb 1988–Jan 1990
24-Month
49.58"
(1,259.33mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-9.82"
(-249.43mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Feb 1987–Jan 1990
36-Month
77.89"
(1,978.41mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-11.15"
(-283.21mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1935
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Feb 1986–Jan 1990
48-Month
112.79"
(2,864.87mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020
Feb 1985–Jan 1990
60-Month
146.65"
(3,724.91mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/