Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1974
1-Month
1.12"
(28.45mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1963 1943
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1901, 1938, 1981
Nov–Dec 1974
2-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1956
Oct–Dec 1974
3-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1964 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1982
Sep–Dec 1974
4-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1963 1976
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Aug–Dec 1974
5-Month
11.02"
(279.91mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jul–Dec 1974
6-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1900
Jun–Dec 1974
7-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1963 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
May–Dec 1974
8-Month
21.91"
(556.51mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Apr–Dec 1974
9-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Mar–Dec 1974
10-Month
26.44"
(671.58mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1967 1910
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Feb–Dec 1974
11-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jan–Dec 1974
12-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1910
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Ties: 1962
Jul 1973–Dec 1974
18-Month
46.76"
(1,187.70mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
1.17"
(29.71mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Jan 1973–Dec 1974
24-Month
62.83"
(1,595.88mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
3.44"
(87.37mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1989
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jan 1972–Dec 1974
36-Month
95.94"
(2,436.88mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
6.87"
(174.50mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jan 1971–Dec 1974
48-Month
126.05"
(3,201.67mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jan 1970–Dec 1974
60-Month
157.13"
(3,991.10mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
8.77"
(222.76mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/