Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2005
1-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1943
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2015
Nov–Dec 2005
2-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2004 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2015
Oct–Dec 2005
3-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2004 1976
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1982
Ties: 1979
Sep–Dec 2005
4-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1976
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Aug–Dec 2005
5-Month
13.17"
(334.52mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2004 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul–Dec 2005
6-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1900
Jun–Dec 2005
7-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2004 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2010
May–Dec 2005
8-Month
24.02"
(610.11mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2010
Apr–Dec 2005
9-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2010
Mar–Dec 2005
10-Month
27.11"
(688.59mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2003 1910
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2010
Feb–Dec 2005
11-Month
28.38"
(720.85mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2003 1910
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Jan–Dec 2005
12-Month
30.16"
(766.06mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2003 1910
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Jul 2004–Dec 2005
18-Month
46.60"
(1,183.64mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2016
Jan 2004–Dec 2005
24-Month
63.63"
(1,616.20mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2004 1989
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2018
Jan 2003–Dec 2005
36-Month
90.58"
(2,300.73mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1990 1989
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Jan 2002–Dec 2005
48-Month
121.34"
(3,082.04mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
2.63"
(66.81mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Jan 2001–Dec 2005
60-Month
154.42"
(3,922.27mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
6.06"
(153.93mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1936
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2018
Ties: 1988

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