Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
1.40"
(35.56mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1981 1943
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1932
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2015
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1982
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2018
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1900
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
23.20"
(589.28mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2010
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
3.38"
(85.86mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2010
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
29.38"
(746.25mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2010
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
31.91"
(810.51mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1984 1910
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2010
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
33.18"
(842.77mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1984 1910
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
34.10"
(866.14mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1984 1910
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2018
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
51.12"
(1,298.45mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2016
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
66.52"
(1,689.61mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1984 1989
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
99.84"
(2,535.94mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
10.77"
(273.56mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1983 1989
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
134.77"
(3,423.16mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
16.06"
(407.93mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
165.28"
(4,198.11mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 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/