Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1958 1943
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2015
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2015
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1982
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
12.93"
(328.42mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1900
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
22.97"
(583.44mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
23.53"
(597.66mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
24.57"
(624.08mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
41.71"
(1,059.43mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-3.88"
(-98.56mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
49.74"
(1,263.40mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-9.65"
(-245.11mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1989
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
77.55"
(1,969.77mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
-11.52"
(-292.61mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1989
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
112.47"
(2,856.74mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
-6.24"
(-158.49mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1964 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
146.57"
(3,722.88mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1936
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/