Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2016
1-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2015 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1969
Ties: 1968
Dec 2015–Jan 2016
2-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
1.97"
(50.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1961
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 2015–Jan 2016
3-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 2015–Jan 2016
4-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1932
Sep 2015–Jan 2016
5-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1932
Aug 2015–Jan 2016
6-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
3.93"
(99.83mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jul 2015–Jan 2016
7-Month
21.27"
(540.26mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Jun 2015–Jan 2016
8-Month
25.85"
(656.59mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
May 2015–Jan 2016
9-Month
30.69"
(779.53mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
6.23"
(158.25mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Apr 2015–Jan 2016
10-Month
33.10"
(840.74mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar 2015–Jan 2016
11-Month
33.78"
(858.01mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Feb 2015–Jan 2016
12-Month
34.49"
(876.05mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Aug 2014–Jan 2016
18-Month
48.75"
(1,238.25mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Feb 2014–Jan 2016
24-Month
68.80"
(1,747.52mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2017
Feb 2013–Jan 2016
36-Month
102.22"
(2,596.39mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1935
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Feb 2012–Jan 2016
48-Month
130.57"
(3,316.48mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
11.88"
(301.75mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1937
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Feb 2011–Jan 2016
60-Month
160.85"
(4,085.59mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/