Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1901
1-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1900 1943
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2015
Ties: 1938, 1974, 1981
Nov–Dec 1901
2-Month
2.05"
(52.07mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1976
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2015
Oct–Dec 1901
3-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1982
Sep–Dec 1901
4-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1899 1976
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 2020
Aug–Dec 1901
5-Month
10.16"
(258.06mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jul–Dec 1901
6-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1900
Ties: 2003
Jun–Dec 1901
7-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
May–Dec 1901
8-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-3.19"
(-81.02mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1897 1976
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Apr–Dec 1901
9-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1976
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Mar–Dec 1901
10-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 1934
Feb–Dec 1901
11-Month
24.88"
(631.95mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jan–Dec 1901
12-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jul 1900–Dec 1901
18-Month
48.13"
(1,222.50mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1900 1976
41st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1900–Dec 1901
24-Month
58.23"
(1,479.04mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1899 1989
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jan 1899–Dec 1901
36-Month
88.21"
(2,240.53mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1899 1989
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jan 1898–Dec 1901
48-Month
115.95"
(2,945.13mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1898 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jan 1897–Dec 1901
60-Month
144.21"
(3,662.93mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/