Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2003
1-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2002 1943
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1912
Nov–Dec 2003
2-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2015
Oct–Dec 2003
3-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1982
Sep–Dec 2003
4-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug–Dec 2003
5-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jul–Dec 2003
6-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1900
Ties: 1901
Jun–Dec 2003
7-Month
17.58"
(446.53mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
May–Dec 2003
8-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Apr–Dec 2003
9-Month
24.40"
(619.76mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Mar–Dec 2003
10-Month
25.80"
(655.32mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1962
Feb–Dec 2003
11-Month
26.51"
(673.35mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jan–Dec 2003
12-Month
26.95"
(684.53mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1910
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jul 2002–Dec 2003
18-Month
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jan 2002–Dec 2003
24-Month
57.71"
(1,465.83mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1989 1989
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1955
Jan 2001–Dec 2003
36-Month
90.79"
(2,306.07mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1990 1989
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jan 2000–Dec 2003
48-Month
121.69"
(3,090.93mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jan 1999–Dec 2003
60-Month
153.11"
(3,888.99mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1992 1936
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019

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