Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1958 1943
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1939
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1982
Ties: 1903
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
11.88"
(301.75mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1900
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
20.72"
(526.29mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2010
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
23.92"
(607.57mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1914, 1971
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1998 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
28.96"
(735.58mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2000 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
30.23"
(767.84mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2000 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
30.76"
(781.30mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
46.70"
(1,186.18mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
63.84"
(1,621.54mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2000 1989
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
94.74"
(2,406.40mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2000 1989
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
126.16"
(3,204.46mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
7.45"
(189.23mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2000 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
158.34"
(4,021.84mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
9.98"
(253.50mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2001 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/