Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1943
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2015
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1982
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
7.08"
(179.83mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
13.02"
(330.71mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1900
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-4.84"
(-122.93mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1976
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1929
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
21.19"
(538.23mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-4.62"
(-117.34mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
23.33"
(592.58mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
24.91"
(632.71mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-3.63"
(-92.21mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
39.29"
(997.97mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1936 1976
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
55.51"
(1,409.95mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-3.88"
(-98.56mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1940 1989
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
85.34"
(2,167.64mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1938 1989
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
117.63"
(2,987.80mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
148.59"
(3,774.19mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 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/