Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1951
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1950 1943
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Nov–Dec 1951
2-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Oct–Dec 1951
3-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1982
Ties: 1919
Sep–Dec 1951
4-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
1.19"
(30.22mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug–Dec 1951
5-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jul–Dec 1951
6-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1900
Jun–Dec 1951
7-Month
23.75"
(603.25mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
May–Dec 1951
8-Month
27.09"
(688.09mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
3.78"
(96.02mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Apr–Dec 1951
9-Month
30.49"
(774.45mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
4.68"
(118.88mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar–Dec 1951
10-Month
33.56"
(852.42mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
6.04"
(153.41mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Dec 1951
11-Month
35.37"
(898.40mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Dec 1951
12-Month
36.30"
(922.02mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1950–Dec 1951
18-Month
50.03"
(1,270.76mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
4.44"
(112.77mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jan 1950–Dec 1951
24-Month
66.06"
(1,677.92mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
6.67"
(169.41mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1950 1989
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jan 1949–Dec 1951
36-Month
94.66"
(2,404.36mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
5.59"
(141.98mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1950 1989
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Jan 1948–Dec 1951
48-Month
120.25"
(3,054.35mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jan 1947–Dec 1951
60-Month
150.17"
(3,814.32mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/