Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
1.70"
(43.18mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1943
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1977
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2015
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1982
Ties: 1909
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
10.49"
(266.45mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2019
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
13.24"
(336.30mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1994 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1900
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
21.71"
(551.43mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2010
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
25.53"
(648.46mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1994 1976
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
28.82"
(732.03mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1994 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
29.62"
(752.35mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1910
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1961
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
31.64"
(803.66mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1995 1910
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
49.95"
(1,268.73mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1976
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
63.04"
(1,601.22mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1995 1989
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
93.10"
(2,364.74mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1990 1989
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 2007
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
129.36"
(3,285.74mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
160.23"
(4,069.84mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 2013

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/