Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2004
1-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1961
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1969
Ties: 1921, 2003
Dec 2003–Jan 2004
2-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1918
Ties: 1929
Nov 2003–Jan 2004
3-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2003 1955
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1997
Ties: 2001
Oct 2003–Jan 2004
4-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2003 1908
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1999
Sep 2003–Jan 2004
5-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2003 1953
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1947
Aug 2003–Jan 2004
6-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 1954
Jul 2003–Jan 2004
7-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Jun 2003–Jan 2004
8-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
12.31"
(312.67mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1989 1937, 2013
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1916
May 2003–Jan 2004
9-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
14.92"
(378.97mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
Apr 2003–Jan 2004
10-Month
14.70"
(373.38mm)
16.67"
(423.42mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
Mar 2003–Jan 2004
11-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
17.82"
(452.63mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
Feb 2003–Jan 2004
12-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2003 1935
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1916
Ties: 1914
Aug 2002–Jan 2004
18-Month
23.89"
(606.81mm)
25.90"
(657.86mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1937
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1928
Feb 2002–Jan 2004
24-Month
32.41"
(823.21mm)
37.24"
(945.90mm)
-4.83"
(-122.69mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2003 1935
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Feb 2001–Jan 2004
36-Month
49.52"
(1,257.81mm)
55.81"
(1,417.57mm)
-6.29"
(-159.76mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1991 1937
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1996
Feb 2000–Jan 2004
48-Month
66.88"
(1,698.75mm)
74.38"
(1,889.25mm)
-7.50"
(-190.50mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1991 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2012
Feb 1999–Jan 2004
60-Month
85.81"
(2,179.57mm)
92.96"
(2,361.18mm)
-7.15"
(-181.61mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1957 1938
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2012

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/