Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
0.66"
(16.76mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1943
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2015
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1982
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1934
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1984 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1900
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
24.53"
(623.06mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
27.69"
(703.33mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
4.38"
(111.26mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2010
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
33.02"
(838.71mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
34.24"
(869.70mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
34.92"
(886.97mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1985 1910
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2018
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
54.97"
(1,396.24mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1989
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Ties: 2015
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
101.44"
(2,576.58mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
12.37"
(314.20mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1989
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
134.76"
(3,422.90mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
16.05"
(407.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1984 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
169.69"
(4,310.13mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
21.33"
(541.79mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1985 1936
3rd 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/