Climate at a Glance

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1897
1-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
102nd Driest Driest to Date 1961
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1969
Ties: 1965
Dec 1896–Jan 1897
2-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1918
Ties: 1963
Nov 1896–Jan 1897
3-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1955
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1997
Oct 1896–Jan 1897
4-Month
4.81"
(122.17mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
0.87"
(22.09mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1896 1908
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1999
Sep 1896–Jan 1897
5-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1896 1953
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1947
Aug 1896–Jan 1897
6-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jul 1896–Jan 1897
7-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1896–Jan 1897
8-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
12.31"
(312.67mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937, 2013
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Ties: 1972, 1995
May 1896–Jan 1897
9-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
14.92"
(378.97mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Apr 1896–Jan 1897
10-Month
19.20"
(487.68mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Mar 1896–Jan 1897
11-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
17.82"
(452.63mm)
2.99"
(75.94mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1896 1937
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Feb 1896–Jan 1897
12-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1896 1935
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Aug 1895–Jan 1897
18-Month
27.49"
(698.25mm)
25.90"
(657.86mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
87th Driest Driest to Date 1937
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 1928
Feb 1895–Jan 1897
24-Month
38.27"
(972.06mm)
37.24"
(945.90mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
73rd Driest Driest to Date 1935
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published April 2020, retrieved on April 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/