Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1969
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1961
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1969
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 2003
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1979 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Ties: 2002
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
24.63"
(625.60mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
27.06"
(687.32mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
31.31"
(795.27mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
46.03"
(1,169.16mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
62.83"
(1,595.88mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
98.16"
(2,493.26mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
9.12"
(231.64mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1979 1935
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
119.25"
(3,028.95mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1979 1937
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1979 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/