Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1942
1-Month
0.74"
(18.80mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1969
Ties: 1945
Dec 1941–Jan 1942
2-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1940 1961
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1969
Nov 1941–Jan 1942
3-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2016
Oct 1941–Jan 1942
4-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2020
Ties: 1993
Sep 1941–Jan 1942
5-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2020
Aug 1941–Jan 1942
6-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jul 1941–Jan 1942
7-Month
20.06"
(509.52mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Jun 1941–Jan 1942
8-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
May 1941–Jan 1942
9-Month
27.61"
(701.29mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Apr 1941–Jan 1942
10-Month
30.14"
(765.56mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
3.18"
(80.78mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Mar 1941–Jan 1942
11-Month
31.21"
(792.73mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1941–Jan 1942
12-Month
31.92"
(810.77mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Aug 1940–Jan 1942
18-Month
46.49"
(1,180.85mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2020
Ties: 2012
Feb 1940–Jan 1942
24-Month
61.84"
(1,570.74mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1939–Jan 1942
36-Month
86.56"
(2,198.62mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1940 1935
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020
Feb 1938–Jan 1942
48-Month
120.12"
(3,051.05mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Feb 1937–Jan 1942
60-Month
147.33"
(3,742.18mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/