Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2004
1-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1969
Ties: 1917, 1953
Dec 2003–Jan 2004
2-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2003 1961
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1969
Ties: 1962
Nov 2003–Jan 2004
3-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2003 2003
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2016
Oct 2003–Jan 2004
4-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Sep 2003–Jan 2004
5-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Aug 2003–Jan 2004
6-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Jul 2003–Jan 2004
7-Month
14.88"
(377.95mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Jun 2003–Jan 2004
8-Month
18.68"
(474.47mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2011
Ties: 1954
May 2003–Jan 2004
9-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1990 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 1935
Apr 2003–Jan 2004
10-Month
25.50"
(647.70mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1998 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Mar 2003–Jan 2004
11-Month
26.90"
(683.26mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1998 1911
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Feb 2003–Jan 2004
12-Month
27.61"
(701.29mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1998 1911
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Aug 2002–Jan 2004
18-Month
39.93"
(1,014.22mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1989 1911
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Feb 2002–Jan 2004
24-Month
58.28"
(1,480.31mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1991 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 1940
Feb 2001–Jan 2004
36-Month
90.76"
(2,305.30mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
1.72"
(43.68mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1935
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Feb 2000–Jan 2004
48-Month
121.79"
(3,093.47mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2001 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Feb 1999–Jan 2004
60-Month
152.32"
(3,868.93mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/