Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1960 1943
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2015
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1982
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2018
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1995
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1900
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Ties: 1906, 1971
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
25.90"
(657.86mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010
Ties: 1931
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
28.44"
(722.38mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Ties: 1981
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
29.62"
(752.35mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1960 1910
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1996
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
29.93"
(760.22mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
60.03"
(1,524.76mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1989
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
93.54"
(2,375.92mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1960 1989
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
117.23"
(2,977.64mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2018
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
147.31"
(3,741.67mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1960 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/