Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1943
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 2011
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2015
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1982
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1900
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
21.54"
(547.12mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
26.01"
(660.65mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
28.41"
(721.61mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
30.05"
(763.27mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
30.39"
(771.91mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
31.08"
(789.43mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
45.58"
(1,157.73mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1946
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
60.59"
(1,538.99mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1967 1989
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
95.26"
(2,419.60mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
6.19"
(157.22mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1969 1989
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
123.60"
(3,139.44mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
150.00"
(3,810.00mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/