Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1939
1-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1930 1943
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Nov–Dec 1939
2-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1976
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 2002
Oct–Dec 1939
3-Month
3.01"
(76.45mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1982
Sep–Dec 1939
4-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1976
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug–Dec 1939
5-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1930 1976
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul–Dec 1939
6-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1976
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1900
Ties: 1917
Jun–Dec 1939
7-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1976
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2010
May–Dec 1939
8-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-4.59"
(-116.58mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1976
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Apr–Dec 1939
9-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-5.03"
(-127.76mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1976
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Mar–Dec 1939
10-Month
21.96"
(557.78mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-5.56"
(-141.23mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Feb–Dec 1939
11-Month
23.82"
(605.03mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan–Dec 1939
12-Month
25.28"
(642.11mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1936 1910
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–Dec 1939
18-Month
41.44"
(1,052.58mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan 1938–Dec 1939
24-Month
58.83"
(1,494.28mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1937 1989
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan 1937–Dec 1939
36-Month
86.55"
(2,198.37mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1938 1989
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jan 1936–Dec 1939
48-Month
110.08"
(2,796.03mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-8.63"
(-219.20mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan 1935–Dec 1939
60-Month
139.14"
(3,534.16mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
-9.22"
(-234.18mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/