Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1958 1943
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2015
Ties: 1927
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1982
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
3.54"
(89.91mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1900
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
29.76"
(755.90mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
3.99"
(101.34mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
32.65"
(829.31mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
48.27"
(1,226.06mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
57.20"
(1,452.88mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1958 1989
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
87.28"
(2,216.91mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1958 1989
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1941
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
113.10"
(2,872.74mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
138.97"
(3,529.84mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
-9.39"
(-238.50mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1958 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/