Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1952 1943
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1906
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
3.69"
(93.73mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1982
Ties: 1980
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-3.38"
(-85.86mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1900
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
17.83"
(452.88mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1952 1976
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1952 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1980
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
27.86"
(707.64mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1952 1910
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
28.96"
(735.58mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1952 1910
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
42.76"
(1,086.10mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1949 1976
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
56.08"
(1,424.43mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-3.31"
(-84.08mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1949 1989
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
92.38"
(2,346.45mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1950 1989
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
122.14"
(3,102.36mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
3.43"
(87.13mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
150.74"
(3,828.80mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
2.38"
(60.46mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/