Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1961
1-Month
0.31"
(7.87mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1969
Dec 1960–Jan 1961
2-Month
1.00"
(25.40mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1961
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1969
Nov 1960–Jan 1961
3-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1955 2003
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Oct 1960–Jan 1961
4-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Sep 1960–Jan 1961
5-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Aug 1960–Jan 1961
6-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Jul 1960–Jan 1961
7-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1938
Jun 1960–Jan 1961
8-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
May 1960–Jan 1961
9-Month
23.70"
(601.98mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Apr 1960–Jan 1961
10-Month
27.03"
(686.56mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Mar 1960–Jan 1961
11-Month
27.97"
(710.44mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Feb 1960–Jan 1961
12-Month
28.90"
(734.06mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Aug 1959–Jan 1961
18-Month
46.69"
(1,185.93mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1960 1911
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1959–Jan 1961
24-Month
63.06"
(1,601.72mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Feb 1958–Jan 1961
36-Month
86.91"
(2,207.51mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-2.13"
(-54.11mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1959 1935
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020
Feb 1957–Jan 1961
48-Month
117.08"
(2,973.83mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1937
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Feb 1956–Jan 1961
60-Month
142.87"
(3,628.90mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-5.48"
(-139.19mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 9, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/