Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
1.21"
(30.73mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1973 1981
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1969
Ties: 1915, 1923, 1947
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1961
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1969
Ties: 1988
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1973 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Ties: 1962
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
22.55"
(572.77mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
27.58"
(700.53mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
30.65"
(778.51mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
33.37"
(847.60mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1973 1911
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
34.27"
(870.46mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1973 1911
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
50.97"
(1,294.64mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
7.79"
(197.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1911
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
67.55"
(1,715.77mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
97.26"
(2,470.40mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
8.22"
(208.78mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1935
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
129.00"
(3,276.60mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
10.31"
(261.87mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
156.76"
(3,981.70mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/