Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1897
1-Month
2.35"
(59.69mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1896 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1969
Dec 1896–Jan 1897
2-Month
3.10"
(78.74mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1961
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1969
Nov 1896–Jan 1897
3-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1896 2003
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Oct 1896–Jan 1897
4-Month
8.58"
(217.93mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 1896–Jan 1897
5-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 1896–Jan 1897
6-Month
15.32"
(389.13mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jul 1896–Jan 1897
7-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1896–Jan 1897
8-Month
22.32"
(566.93mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
May 1896–Jan 1897
9-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Ties: 1984
Apr 1896–Jan 1897
10-Month
32.12"
(815.85mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
5.16"
(131.07mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1896 1977
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 1896–Jan 1897
11-Month
33.62"
(853.95mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1896–Jan 1897
12-Month
34.23"
(869.44mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 1895–Jan 1897
18-Month
45.43"
(1,153.92mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
85th Driest Driest to Date 1911
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1895–Jan 1897
24-Month
57.93"
(1,471.42mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1931
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 4, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/