Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
1.01"
(25.65mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 1943
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1982
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1953 1976
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1953 1976
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1953 1976
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1900
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Ties: 1923
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-3.32"
(-84.32mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
23.81"
(604.77mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-3.71"
(-94.24mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
25.87"
(657.10mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
41.23"
(1,047.24mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-4.36"
(-110.75mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
57.71"
(1,465.83mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1953 1989
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 2003
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
86.67"
(2,201.42mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 1989
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
113.79"
(2,890.27mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-4.92"
(-124.96mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
150.09"
(3,812.29mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1952 1936
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/