Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1984 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1969
Ties: 1948
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1984 1961
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1969
Ties: 1984
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
5.19"
(131.83mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 2003
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2016
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
8.01"
(203.45mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
17.63"
(447.80mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2011
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
27.37"
(695.20mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1984 1977
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
32.59"
(827.79mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1985 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
33.86"
(860.04mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1985 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
48.87"
(1,241.30mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1983 1911
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
66.57"
(1,690.88mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
99.59"
(2,529.59mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
10.55"
(267.97mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1984 1935
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
133.56"
(3,392.42mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
14.87"
(377.69mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1985 1937
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
165.66"
(4,207.76mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/