Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
0.86"
(21.84mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1954 1943
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1944
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1974
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1953 1976
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1982
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1953 1976
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1953 1976
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1900
Ties: 1898
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
17.26"
(438.40mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-2.63"
(-66.81mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-2.52"
(-64.00mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
22.98"
(583.69mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
24.53"
(623.06mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1948 1910
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
39.96"
(1,014.98mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-5.63"
(-143.01mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
51.69"
(1,312.93mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-7.70"
(-195.58mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1989
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
83.53"
(2,121.66mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-5.54"
(-140.72mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1937 1989
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
112.49"
(2,857.25mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-6.22"
(-157.98mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
139.61"
(3,546.09mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
-8.75"
(-222.25mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1936
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/