Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2003
1-Month
0.44"
(11.18mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1969
Dec 2002–Jan 2003
2-Month
1.02"
(25.91mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1961
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1969
Nov 2002–Jan 2003
3-Month
1.60"
(40.64mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2003
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2016
Oct 2002–Jan 2003
4-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1932
Sep 2002–Jan 2003
5-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1932
Aug 2002–Jan 2003
6-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jul 2002–Jan 2003
7-Month
16.43"
(417.32mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Jun 2002–Jan 2003
8-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
May 2002–Jan 2003
9-Month
24.36"
(618.74mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1998 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Apr 2002–Jan 2003
10-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1998 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Mar 2002–Jan 2003
11-Month
29.40"
(746.76mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1998 1911
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Feb 2002–Jan 2003
12-Month
30.67"
(779.02mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2000 1911
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Aug 2001–Jan 2003
18-Month
44.30"
(1,125.22mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2001 1911
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Feb 2001–Jan 2003
24-Month
63.15"
(1,604.01mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Feb 2000–Jan 2003
36-Month
94.18"
(2,392.17mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
5.14"
(130.55mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2002 1935
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Feb 1999–Jan 2003
48-Month
124.71"
(3,167.63mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
6.02"
(152.90mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Feb 1998–Jan 2003
60-Month
157.20"
(3,992.88mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/