Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1949
1-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 1943
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Ties: 1945
Nov–Dec 1949
2-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1943 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Oct–Dec 1949
3-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1982
Sep–Dec 1949
4-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug–Dec 1949
5-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-2.51"
(-63.76mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul–Dec 1949
6-Month
14.68"
(372.87mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1900
Jun–Dec 1949
7-Month
19.34"
(491.24mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
May–Dec 1949
8-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Apr–Dec 1949
9-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-2.37"
(-60.19mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Mar–Dec 1949
10-Month
25.53"
(648.46mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Feb–Dec 1949
11-Month
26.48"
(672.59mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jan–Dec 1949
12-Month
28.60"
(726.44mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1948–Dec 1949
18-Month
41.62"
(1,057.15mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jan 1948–Dec 1949
24-Month
54.19"
(1,376.43mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1937 1989
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Ties: 1924
Jan 1947–Dec 1949
36-Month
84.11"
(2,136.39mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-4.96"
(-125.99mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1937 1989
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jan 1946–Dec 1949
48-Month
113.94"
(2,894.08mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-4.77"
(-121.15mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Ties: 1927
Jan 1945–Dec 1949
60-Month
146.23"
(3,714.24mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/