Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2012
1-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2011 1943
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2015
Nov–Dec 2012
2-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2015
Oct–Dec 2012
3-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2011 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1982
Sep–Dec 2012
4-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2011 1976
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2018
Aug–Dec 2012
5-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1999 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Jul–Dec 2012
6-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1900
Jun–Dec 2012
7-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-3.83"
(-97.29mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
May–Dec 2012
8-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Apr–Dec 2012
9-Month
23.35"
(593.09mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Mar–Dec 2012
10-Month
25.34"
(643.64mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Feb–Dec 2012
11-Month
26.68"
(677.67mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1910
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Jan–Dec 2012
12-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2003 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Ties: 1937
Jul 2011–Dec 2012
18-Month
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2016
Jan 2011–Dec 2012
24-Month
58.04"
(1,474.22mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1989
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Jan 2010–Dec 2012
36-Month
94.58"
(2,402.33mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2007 1989
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Jan 2009–Dec 2012
48-Month
126.25"
(3,206.75mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Jan 2008–Dec 2012
60-Month
160.40"
(4,074.16mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2009 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018

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