Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2014 1943
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
3.57"
(90.68mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1982
Ties: 2001, 2004
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
16.69"
(423.93mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1900
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
6.09"
(154.68mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
31.60"
(802.64mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
34.45"
(875.03mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
35.50"
(901.70mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
36.39"
(924.31mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
6.71"
(170.44mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
56.77"
(1,441.96mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
11.18"
(283.97mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
70.68"
(1,795.27mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
11.29"
(286.76mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1989
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 2018
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
105.41"
(2,677.41mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
16.34"
(415.03mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1989
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
139.39"
(3,540.51mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
20.68"
(525.28mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
167.11"
(4,244.59mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/