Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1896 1943
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2015
Ties: 1941, 1946, 1978
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
2.51"
(63.75mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1969
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1982
Ties: 1938, 1960
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
6.01"
(152.65mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1900
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2010
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1976
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1895 1976
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
24.64"
(625.86mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
25.91"
(658.11mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-2.63"
(-66.81mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
28.26"
(717.80mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2019
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
61.06"
(1,550.92mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
1.67"
(42.41mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1896 1989
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
85.14"
(2,162.56mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1989
96th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 13, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/