Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1896
1-Month
0.75"
(19.05mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1943
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Nov–Dec 1896
2-Month
3.67"
(93.22mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Ties: 1926
Oct–Dec 1896
3-Month
6.23"
(158.24mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
41st Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
Sep–Dec 1896
4-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
40th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug–Dec 1896
5-Month
12.97"
(329.44mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul–Dec 1896
6-Month
16.58"
(421.13mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 1900
Jun–Dec 1896
7-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
67th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
May–Dec 1896
8-Month
25.06"
(636.52mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
41st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr–Dec 1896
9-Month
29.77"
(756.16mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar–Dec 1896
10-Month
31.27"
(794.26mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Dec 1896
11-Month
31.88"
(809.75mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Dec 1896
12-Month
32.80"
(833.12mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1895–Dec 1896
18-Month
45.79"
(1,163.07mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
59th Driest Driest to Date 1976
66th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1895–Dec 1896
24-Month
56.88"
(1,444.75mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-2.51"
(-63.76mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1989
92nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

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