Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2017
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2016 1981
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1969
Dec 2016–Jan 2017
2-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1961
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1969
Ties: 1997
Nov 2016–Jan 2017
3-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 2003
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Oct 2016–Jan 2017
4-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Sep 2016–Jan 2017
5-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Aug 2016–Jan 2017
6-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
4.98"
(126.50mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2016–Jan 2017
7-Month
23.80"
(604.52mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 2016–Jan 2017
8-Month
27.73"
(704.34mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
6.66"
(169.16mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
May 2016–Jan 2017
9-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Apr 2016–Jan 2017
10-Month
33.35"
(847.09mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar 2016–Jan 2017
11-Month
36.20"
(919.48mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Feb 2016–Jan 2017
12-Month
37.25"
(946.15mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
7.55"
(191.77mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Aug 2015–Jan 2017
18-Month
54.64"
(1,387.86mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
11.46"
(291.09mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Feb 2015–Jan 2017
24-Month
71.74"
(1,822.20mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Feb 2014–Jan 2017
36-Month
106.05"
(2,693.67mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 2013–Jan 2017
48-Month
139.47"
(3,542.54mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
20.78"
(527.81mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1937
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 2012–Jan 2017
60-Month
167.82"
(4,262.63mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
19.47"
(494.54mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/