Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1975

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1975
1-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1974 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Dec 1974–Jan 1975
2-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1974 1961
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1969
Nov 1974–Jan 1975
3-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1974 2003
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Oct 1974–Jan 1975
4-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Sep 1974–Jan 1975
5-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Aug 1974–Jan 1975
6-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Jul 1974–Jan 1975
7-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Jun 1974–Jan 1975
8-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
May 1974–Jan 1975
9-Month
24.06"
(611.12mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Apr 1974–Jan 1975
10-Month
27.01"
(686.05mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Mar 1974–Jan 1975
11-Month
28.59"
(726.19mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Feb 1974–Jan 1975
12-Month
29.59"
(751.59mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Aug 1973–Jan 1975
18-Month
45.07"
(1,144.78mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Feb 1973–Jan 1975
24-Month
63.86"
(1,622.04mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Ties: 1997
Feb 1972–Jan 1975
36-Month
97.14"
(2,467.36mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1973 1935
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Feb 1971–Jan 1975
48-Month
126.85"
(3,221.99mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
8.16"
(207.26mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1973 1937
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Feb 1970–Jan 1975
60-Month
158.59"
(4,028.19mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
10.24"
(260.10mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1974 1934
24th 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 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/