Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2009
1-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2007 1943
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2015
Nov–Dec 2009
2-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2015
Ties: 2011
Oct–Dec 2009
3-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2008 1976
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1982
Sep–Dec 2009
4-Month
10.05"
(255.27mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1976
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Aug–Dec 2009
5-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1976
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jul–Dec 2009
6-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2008 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1900
Jun–Dec 2009
7-Month
21.46"
(545.08mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2006 1976
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2010
May–Dec 2009
8-Month
24.15"
(613.41mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2006 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Apr–Dec 2009
9-Month
27.05"
(687.07mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2006 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Mar–Dec 2009
10-Month
29.57"
(751.08mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2006 1910
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Feb–Dec 2009
11-Month
30.88"
(784.35mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2006 1910
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jan–Dec 2009
12-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2006 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jul 2008–Dec 2009
18-Month
48.30"
(1,226.82mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2006 1976
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jan 2008–Dec 2009
24-Month
65.82"
(1,671.83mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1989
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jan 2007–Dec 2009
36-Month
99.25"
(2,520.95mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2008 1989
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jan 2006–Dec 2009
48-Month
128.76"
(3,270.50mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2008 1936
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jan 2005–Dec 2009
60-Month
158.92"
(4,036.57mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
10.56"
(268.23mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/