Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
0.66"
(16.76mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1984 1981
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1969
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1961 1961
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1969
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 2003
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2016
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1977
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1982 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2011
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
28.35"
(720.09mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2020
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 2015
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
33.68"
(855.47mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
34.90"
(886.46mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
52.53"
(1,334.26mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
68.76"
(1,746.50mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
101.47"
(2,577.34mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1935
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
134.49"
(3,416.05mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 1937
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
168.46"
(4,278.88mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
6th 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 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/