Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1970 1943
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2015
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2015
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
11.41"
(289.81mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
13.62"
(345.95mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
17.00"
(431.80mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1900
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1906, 1961
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
23.92"
(607.57mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1914, 2002
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
25.25"
(641.35mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
26.54"
(674.12mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1994
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
48.63"
(1,235.20mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2016
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
61.19"
(1,554.23mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1989
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
90.70"
(2,303.78mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1989
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2018
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
125.37"
(3,184.40mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
6.66"
(169.17mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2018
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
153.71"
(3,904.23mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/