Regional Rankings

Regional Data Info
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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2016
1-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
43rd Driest
Driest since:
1981
86th Wettest
Wettest since:
1969
Ties: 1968
Dec 2015–Jan 2016
2-Month
4.36"
(110.74mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
1.97"
(50.03mm)
126th Driest
Driest since:
1961
2nd Wettest
Wettest since:
1969
Nov 2015–Jan 2016
3-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
127th Driest
Driest since:
2003
1st Wettest
Wettest to Date
2016
Oct 2015–Jan 2016
4-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
124th Driest
Driest since:
1977
4th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Sep 2015–Jan 2016
5-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
119th Driest
Driest since:
1977
9th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Aug 2015–Jan 2016
6-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
3.93"
(99.83mm)
117th Driest
Driest since:
1977
11th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Jul 2015–Jan 2016
7-Month
21.27"
(540.26mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
117th Driest
Driest since:
1977
11th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Jun 2015–Jan 2016
8-Month
25.85"
(656.59mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
121st Driest
Driest since:
1977
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
2011
May 2015–Jan 2016
9-Month
30.69"
(779.53mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
6.23"
(158.25mm)
122nd Driest
Driest since:
1977
6th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Apr 2015–Jan 2016
10-Month
33.10"
(840.74mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
121st Driest
Driest since:
1977
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Mar 2015–Jan 2016
11-Month
33.78"
(858.01mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
117th Driest
Driest since:
1911
11th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 2015–Jan 2016
12-Month
34.49"
(876.05mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
116th Driest
Driest since:
1911
12th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Aug 2014–Jan 2016
18-Month
48.75"
(1,238.25mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
108th Driest
Driest since:
1911
19th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 2014–Jan 2016
24-Month
68.80"
(1,747.52mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
120th Driest
Driest since:
1931
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 2013–Jan 2016
36-Month
102.22"
(2,596.39mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
119th Driest
Driest since:
1935
7th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 2012–Jan 2016
48-Month
130.57"
(3,316.48mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
11.88"
(301.75mm)
111th Driest
Driest since:
1937
14th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020
Feb 2011–Jan 2016
60-Month
160.85"
(4,085.59mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
107th Driest
Driest since:
1934
17th Wettest
Wettest since:
2020

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