Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2011
1-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1943
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 1970
Nov–Dec 2011
2-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2015
Ties: 2009
Oct–Dec 2011
3-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1982
Ties: 1904
Sep–Dec 2011
4-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 1966
Aug–Dec 2011
5-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 1933
Jul–Dec 2011
6-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1900
Jun–Dec 2011
7-Month
18.45"
(468.63mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2003 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
May–Dec 2011
8-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2006 1976
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Apr–Dec 2011
9-Month
26.36"
(669.54mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2006 1976
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Mar–Dec 2011
10-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1910
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Feb–Dec 2011
11-Month
29.24"
(742.70mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2006 1910
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan–Dec 2011
12-Month
30.32"
(770.13mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2006 1910
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2010–Dec 2011
18-Month
51.44"
(1,306.58mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2009 1976
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan 2010–Dec 2011
24-Month
66.86"
(1,698.24mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
7.47"
(189.73mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2009 1989
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan 2009–Dec 2011
36-Month
98.53"
(2,502.66mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2008 1989
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan 2008–Dec 2011
48-Month
132.68"
(3,370.07mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
13.97"
(354.84mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan 2007–Dec 2011
60-Month
166.11"
(4,219.19mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2010 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/