Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1943
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2015
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2015
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2006 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1982
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2019
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
16.63"
(422.40mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2006 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1900
Ties: 1981
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
26.06"
(661.92mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
31.46"
(799.08mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1910
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Ties: 1905
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
32.91"
(835.91mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
4.37"
(110.99mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1910
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
34.15"
(867.41mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2007 1910
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
53.38"
(1,355.85mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
7.79"
(197.86mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2007 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
67.58"
(1,716.53mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
8.19"
(208.02mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2007 1989
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
97.09"
(2,466.09mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1989
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
127.25"
(3,232.15mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
8.54"
(216.92mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
160.72"
(4,082.29mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
12.36"
(313.95mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/