Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1969
Ties: 1952
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
2.29"
(58.17mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1995 1961
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1969
Ties: 1976
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1990 2003
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Ties: 1948
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1994 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Ties: 1914
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
23.15"
(588.01mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
26.32"
(668.53mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
27.59"
(700.79mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
42.70"
(1,084.58mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
59.08"
(1,500.63mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1991 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
91.45"
(2,322.83mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1991 1935
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
121.26"
(3,080.00mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
2.57"
(65.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1992 1937
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
157.37"
(3,997.20mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/