Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1943
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1982
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
2.27"
(57.65mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1900
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
21.34"
(542.04mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Ties: 1980
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
26.37"
(669.80mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
29.44"
(747.78mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
3.63"
(92.21mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
32.16"
(816.86mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
33.06"
(839.72mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
4.52"
(114.80mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2018
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
34.18"
(868.17mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2018
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
55.07"
(1,398.78mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
97.40"
(2,473.96mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
8.33"
(211.58mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
128.48"
(3,263.39mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
157.99"
(4,012.95mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
9.63"
(244.61mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/