Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1980
1-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1979 1943
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2015
Nov–Dec 1980
2-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2015
Oct–Dec 1980
3-Month
3.69"
(93.73mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1982
Ties: 1953
Sep–Dec 1980
4-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug–Dec 1980
5-Month
14.25"
(361.95mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jul–Dec 1980
6-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1900
Jun–Dec 1980
7-Month
21.34"
(542.04mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Ties: 1973
May–Dec 1980
8-Month
23.55"
(598.17mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Apr–Dec 1980
9-Month
25.22"
(640.59mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1927
Mar–Dec 1980
10-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1953
Feb–Dec 1980
11-Month
26.90"
(683.26mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan–Dec 1980
12-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1918
Jul 1979–Dec 1980
18-Month
44.15"
(1,121.41mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan 1979–Dec 1980
24-Month
59.80"
(1,518.92mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1989
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan 1978–Dec 1980
36-Month
90.76"
(2,305.30mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1989
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1980
48-Month
125.79"
(3,195.07mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
7.08"
(179.84mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1936
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan 1976–Dec 1980
60-Month
147.27"
(3,740.66mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/