Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1937 1943
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1901, 1974, 1981
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1978, 2010
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1924 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1982
Ties: 1897, 1960
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2019
Ties: 1945
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2019
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
0.32"
(8.12mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1900
Ties: 1921
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
20.09"
(510.29mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2010
Ties: 1975
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
28.25"
(717.55mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
30.48"
(774.19mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
32.10"
(815.34mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
33.55"
(852.17mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Ties: 1905
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
47.06"
(1,195.32mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
61.27"
(1,556.26mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1937 1989
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
84.80"
(2,153.92mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1937 1989
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
113.86"
(2,892.04mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
139.17"
(3,534.92mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
-9.19"
(-233.42mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/