Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1996
1-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1969
Dec 1995–Jan 1996
2-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1961
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1969
Ties: 1946, 1985
Nov 1995–Jan 1996
3-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 2003
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Oct 1995–Jan 1996
4-Month
8.68"
(220.47mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2020
Sep 1995–Jan 1996
5-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2020
Aug 1995–Jan 1996
6-Month
16.14"
(409.96mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Jul 1995–Jan 1996
7-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2020
Jun 1995–Jan 1996
8-Month
22.91"
(581.91mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
May 1995–Jan 1996
9-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Apr 1995–Jan 1996
10-Month
29.74"
(755.40mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
2.78"
(70.62mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Mar 1995–Jan 1996
11-Month
31.85"
(808.99mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 1911
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Feb 1995–Jan 1996
12-Month
32.37"
(822.20mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1995 1911
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Aug 1994–Jan 1996
18-Month
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1911
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Feb 1994–Jan 1996
24-Month
62.18"
(1,579.37mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1991 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Feb 1993–Jan 1996
36-Month
98.29"
(2,496.57mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1935
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Feb 1992–Jan 1996
48-Month
129.65"
(3,293.11mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Feb 1991–Jan 1996
60-Month
165.42"
(4,201.67mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
17.07"
(433.58mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/