Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2010
1-Month
1.56"
(39.62mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1943
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2015
Nov–Dec 2010
2-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2015
Ties: 1938, 1978
Oct–Dec 2010
3-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1982
Sep–Dec 2010
4-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2018
Aug–Dec 2010
5-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2018
Jul–Dec 2010
6-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1900
Jun–Dec 2010
7-Month
28.03"
(711.96mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
8.14"
(206.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
May–Dec 2010
8-Month
31.50"
(800.10mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Apr–Dec 2010
9-Month
33.76"
(857.50mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Mar–Dec 2010
10-Month
34.78"
(883.41mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Feb–Dec 2010
11-Month
35.55"
(902.97mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
7.01"
(178.05mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 2010
12-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
6.86"
(174.25mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 2009–Dec 2010
18-Month
54.19"
(1,376.43mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Jan 2009–Dec 2010
24-Month
68.21"
(1,732.53mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
8.82"
(224.02mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2009 1989
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2018
Jan 2008–Dec 2010
36-Month
102.36"
(2,599.94mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
13.29"
(337.56mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2009 1989
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2018
Jan 2007–Dec 2010
48-Month
135.79"
(3,449.07mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
17.08"
(433.84mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2018
Jan 2006–Dec 2010
60-Month
165.30"
(4,198.62mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/