Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
0.71"
(18.03mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1989 1943
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2015
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
1.80"
(45.72mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1999
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1993 1976
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1982
Ties: 1930, 1937
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
7.17"
(182.12mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1900
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
18.46"
(468.88mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
21.57"
(547.88mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
24.74"
(628.40mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
26.01"
(660.65mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
59.52"
(1,511.81mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1989
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
90.92"
(2,309.37mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1990 1989
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1967
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
120.98"
(3,072.89mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1991 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
157.24"
(3,993.90mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
8.88"
(225.56mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/