Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1997 1943
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2015
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
2.64"
(67.06mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2015
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1982
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
14.78"
(375.41mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1900
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
23.79"
(604.27mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1987
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
26.21"
(665.73mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
29.23"
(742.44mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
30.60"
(777.24mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
32.18"
(817.37mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
46.82"
(1,189.23mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
60.06"
(1,525.52mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1989
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
91.70"
(2,329.18mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1997 1989
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
123.10"
(3,126.74mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
153.16"
(3,890.26mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019

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