Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1961
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
16.17"
(410.72mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
29.76"
(755.90mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
31.40"
(797.56mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
31.74"
(806.20mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
42.48"
(1,078.99mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
59.50"
(1,511.30mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
95.72"
(2,431.29mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2020
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
122.94"
(3,122.68mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
150.38"
(3,819.65mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020

Citing This Page

  • 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/