Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2019 1981
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1969
Ties: 1935
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1961
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1969
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2019 2003
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Ties: 1984
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
19.71"
(500.63mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
17.05"
(433.07mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
27.68"
(703.07mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
33.16"
(842.26mm)
24.46"
(621.28mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
36.38"
(924.05mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
9.42"
(239.27mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
38.12"
(968.25mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
40.56"
(1,030.22mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
77.75"
(1,974.85mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
110.82"
(2,814.83mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
21.78"
(553.21mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1935
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
118.69"
(3,014.73mm)
29.38"
(746.25mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
182.56"
(4,637.02mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
34.21"
(868.93mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st 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 October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/