Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2012
1-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2010 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1969
Ties: 1962, 1989
Dec 2011–Jan 2012
2-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2004 1961
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1969
Ties: 1951, 1965
Nov 2011–Jan 2012
3-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2010 2003
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2016
Oct 2011–Jan 2012
4-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1932
Sep 2011–Jan 2012
5-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2003 1977
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1932
Aug 2011–Jan 2012
6-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2000 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jul 2011–Jan 2012
7-Month
14.97"
(380.24mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Jun 2011–Jan 2012
8-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
May 2011–Jan 2012
9-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Apr 2011–Jan 2012
10-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar 2011–Jan 2012
11-Month
29.15"
(740.41mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2007 1911
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Feb 2011–Jan 2012
12-Month
30.28"
(769.11mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2007 1911
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Aug 2010–Jan 2012
18-Month
46.49"
(1,180.85mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Ties: 1942
Feb 2010–Jan 2012
24-Month
66.91"
(1,699.51mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2010 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Feb 2009–Jan 2012
36-Month
98.78"
(2,509.01mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
9.74"
(247.39mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2009 1935
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Feb 2008–Jan 2012
48-Month
132.48"
(3,364.99mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
13.79"
(350.26mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2010 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Feb 2007–Jan 2012
60-Month
166.10"
(4,218.94mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2011 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/