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Regional Data Info
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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1976
1-Month
0.61"
(15.49mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
7th Driest
Driest since:
1943
122nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Nov–Dec 1976
2-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1976
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Oct–Dec 1976
3-Month
2.22"
(56.39mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1976
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
1982
Sep–Dec 1976
4-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-5.22"
(-132.59mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1976
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Aug–Dec 1976
5-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-7.24"
(-183.90mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1976
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jul–Dec 1976
6-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-8.37"
(-212.60mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1976
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
1900
Jun–Dec 1976
7-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-9.11"
(-231.40mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1976
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
2010
May–Dec 1976
8-Month
13.03"
(330.96mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-10.28"
(-261.11mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1976
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Apr–Dec 1976
9-Month
15.70"
(398.78mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-10.11"
(-256.79mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1976
128th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Mar–Dec 1976
10-Month
19.02"
(483.11mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-8.50"
(-215.90mm)
2nd Driest
Driest since:
1910
127th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Feb–Dec 1976
11-Month
20.36"
(517.14mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-8.18"
(-207.78mm)
2nd Driest
Driest since:
1910
127th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan–Dec 1976
12-Month
21.48"
(545.59mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-8.20"
(-208.28mm)
2nd Driest
Driest since:
1910
127th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jul 1975–Dec 1976
18-Month
36.37"
(923.80mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-9.22"
(-234.19mm)
1st Driest
Driest since:
1976
127th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1975–Dec 1976
24-Month
52.88"
(1,343.15mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-6.51"
(-165.36mm)
11th Driest
Driest since:
1989
117th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1974–Dec 1976
36-Month
81.53"
(2,070.86mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-7.54"
(-191.52mm)
12th Driest
Driest since:
1989
115th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1973–Dec 1976
48-Month
115.71"
(2,939.03mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
35th Driest
Driest since:
1936
91st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan 1972–Dec 1976
60-Month
148.82"
(3,780.03mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
54th Driest
Driest since:
1936
71st Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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