Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1939 1943
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2015
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2015
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1982
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2019
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1900
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
20.67"
(525.02mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2010
Ties: 1946
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
23.40"
(594.36mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
28.58"
(725.93mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
40.72"
(1,034.29mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1936 1976
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
54.76"
(1,390.90mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-4.63"
(-117.61mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1989
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
88.31"
(2,243.07mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1939 1989
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
116.03"
(2,947.16mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
139.56"
(3,544.82mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
-8.80"
(-223.52mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 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/