Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1962
1-Month
0.91"
(23.11mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1961 1961
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1969
Ties: 1910, 1922
Dec 1961–Jan 1962
2-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1918
Ties: 2006, 2020
Nov 1961–Jan 1962
3-Month
2.48"
(62.99mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1961 1955
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1997
Ties: 1951
Oct 1961–Jan 1962
4-Month
3.69"
(93.73mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1961 1908
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1999
Ties: 1911, 1994
Sep 1961–Jan 1962
5-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1961 1953
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1947
Aug 1961–Jan 1962
6-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Jul 1961–Jan 1962
7-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1961 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jun 1961–Jan 1962
8-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
12.31"
(312.67mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937, 2013
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
May 1961–Jan 1962
9-Month
13.88"
(352.55mm)
14.92"
(378.97mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
Apr 1961–Jan 1962
10-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
Mar 1961–Jan 1962
11-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
17.82"
(452.63mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
Feb 1961–Jan 1962
12-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1961 1935
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
Aug 1960–Jan 1962
18-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
25.90"
(657.86mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1961 1937
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1928
Feb 1960–Jan 1962
24-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
37.24"
(945.90mm)
-4.74"
(-120.40mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1932
Feb 1959–Jan 1962
36-Month
50.22"
(1,275.59mm)
55.81"
(1,417.57mm)
-5.59"
(-141.98mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1957 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1996
Feb 1958–Jan 1962
48-Month
67.90"
(1,724.66mm)
74.38"
(1,889.25mm)
-6.48"
(-164.59mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012
Feb 1957–Jan 1962
60-Month
88.45"
(2,246.63mm)
92.96"
(2,361.18mm)
-4.51"
(-114.55mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1961 1938
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/