Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2004
1-Month
1.42"
(36.07mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1943
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2015
Ties: 1904, 1921
Nov–Dec 2004
2-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2015
Oct–Dec 2004
3-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1982
Ties: 2001, 2016
Sep–Dec 2004
4-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug–Dec 2004
5-Month
12.66"
(321.56mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul–Dec 2004
6-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1900
Jun–Dec 2004
7-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
May–Dec 2004
8-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
3.33"
(84.59mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Apr–Dec 2004
9-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar–Dec 2004
10-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2003 1910
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Feb–Dec 2004
11-Month
32.37"
(822.20mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1910
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jan–Dec 2004
12-Month
33.47"
(850.14mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1910
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 2003–Dec 2004
18-Month
47.25"
(1,200.15mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan 2003–Dec 2004
24-Month
60.42"
(1,534.67mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2003 1989
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jan 2002–Dec 2004
36-Month
91.18"
(2,315.97mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2003 1989
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jan 2001–Dec 2004
48-Month
124.26"
(3,156.20mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jan 2000–Dec 2004
60-Month
155.16"
(3,941.06mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/