Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1969
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1961
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Ties: 2017
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 2003
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2020
Ties: 1972
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
18.69"
(474.73mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
23.58"
(598.93mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2011
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
29.43"
(747.52mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
30.69"
(779.53mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1911
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
31.49"
(799.85mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1995 1911
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
47.63"
(1,209.80mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1911
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
63.86"
(1,622.04mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Ties: 1975
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
93.67"
(2,379.22mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1992 1935
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
129.78"
(3,296.41mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
11.09"
(281.68mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1937
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020
Ties: 1988
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
161.14"
(4,092.96mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
12.79"
(324.87mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/