Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
0.68"
(17.27mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1898 1943
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2015
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2015
Ties: 1937
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1982
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
8.21"
(208.53mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Ties: 1935
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1900
Ties: 1956
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
18.04"
(458.22mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2010
Ties: 1932
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
23.09"
(586.49mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1897 1910
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1897 1910
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
27.74"
(704.60mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
40.82"
(1,036.83mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
56.00"
(1,422.40mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1898 1989
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
88.80"
(2,255.52mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1989
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
112.88"
(2,867.15mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-5.83"
(-148.08mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/