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Regional Data Info
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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1902
1-Month
0.70"
(17.78mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
20th Driest
Driest since:
1981
109th Wettest
Wettest since:
1969
Ties: 1903, 1927, 1958
Dec 1901–Jan 1902
2-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
26th Driest
Driest since:
1961
102nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1969
Ties: 1918
Nov 1901–Jan 1902
3-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
11th Driest
Driest since:
2003
117th Wettest
Wettest since:
2016
Oct 1901–Jan 1902
4-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
25th Driest
Driest since:
1977
103rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Sep 1901–Jan 1902
5-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
38th Driest
Driest since:
1977
90th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Aug 1901–Jan 1902
6-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
19th Driest
Driest since:
1977
109th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Jul 1901–Jan 1902
7-Month
14.48"
(367.79mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
19th Driest
Driest since:
1977
109th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Jun 1901–Jan 1902
8-Month
18.78"
(477.01mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
27th Driest
Driest since:
1977
101st Wettest
Wettest since:
2011
May 1901–Jan 1902
9-Month
20.82"
(528.83mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
15th Driest
Driest since:
1977
113th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 1901–Jan 1902
10-Month
22.30"
(566.42mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
1977
121st Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Mar 1901–Jan 1902
11-Month
24.77"
(629.16mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
16th Driest
Driest since:
1911
112th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1901–Jan 1902
12-Month
25.58"
(649.73mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
14th Driest
Driest since:
1911
114th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Aug 1900–Jan 1902
18-Month
42.95"
(1,090.93mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
53rd Driest
Driest since:
1911
74th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1900–Jan 1902
24-Month
58.13"
(1,476.50mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
44th Driest
Driest since:
1931
83rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1899–Jan 1902
36-Month
88.04"
(2,236.22mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
46th Driest
Driest since:
1935
80th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 1898–Jan 1902
48-Month
115.41"
(2,931.41mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-3.28"
(-83.32mm)
36th Driest
Driest since:
1937
89th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Ties: 1941
Feb 1897–Jan 1902
60-Month
142.56"
(3,621.02mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
29th Driest
Driest since:
1934
95th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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