Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2002
1-Month
0.53"
(13.46mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1969
Dec 2001–Jan 2002
2-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1990 1961
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1969
Ties: 1955
Nov 2001–Jan 2002
3-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2000 2003
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Oct 2001–Jan 2002
4-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Sep 2001–Jan 2002
5-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Ties: 1903
Aug 2001–Jan 2002
6-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Ties: 1980
Jul 2001–Jan 2002
7-Month
16.47"
(418.34mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Jun 2001–Jan 2002
8-Month
20.44"
(519.18mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
May 2001–Jan 2002
9-Month
25.50"
(647.70mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Apr 2001–Jan 2002
10-Month
29.83"
(757.68mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Ties: 2018
Mar 2001–Jan 2002
11-Month
30.61"
(777.49mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Feb 2001–Jan 2002
12-Month
32.48"
(824.99mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Aug 2000–Jan 2002
18-Month
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 2000–Jan 2002
24-Month
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1999–Jan 2002
36-Month
94.04"
(2,388.62mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2000 1935
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Feb 1998–Jan 2002
48-Month
126.53"
(3,213.86mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
7.84"
(199.13mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1997–Jan 2002
60-Month
154.12"
(3,914.65mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2001 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/