Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1947
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 1943
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Nov–Dec 1947
2-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1946 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Oct–Dec 1947
3-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1982
Sep–Dec 1947
4-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug–Dec 1947
5-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul–Dec 1947
6-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1900
Jun–Dec 1947
7-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
May–Dec 1947
8-Month
22.94"
(582.68mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr–Dec 1947
9-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1946 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Mar–Dec 1947
10-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1946 1910
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1975
Feb–Dec 1947
11-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1946 1910
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jan–Dec 1947
12-Month
29.92"
(759.97mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1946 1910
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jul 1946–Dec 1947
18-Month
45.02"
(1,143.51mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jan 1946–Dec 1947
24-Month
59.75"
(1,517.65mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1940 1989
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jan 1945–Dec 1947
36-Month
92.04"
(2,337.82mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1989
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jan 1944–Dec 1947
48-Month
123.00"
(3,124.20mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1946 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jan 1943–Dec 1947
60-Month
152.53"
(3,874.26mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1943 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/