Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2017
1-Month
0.99"
(25.15mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2002 1943
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Nov–Dec 2017
2-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Oct–Dec 2017
3-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2016 1976
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1982
Sep–Dec 2017
4-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Aug–Dec 2017
5-Month
13.56"
(344.42mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jul–Dec 2017
6-Month
16.69"
(423.93mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1900
Jun–Dec 2017
7-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
May–Dec 2017
8-Month
25.07"
(636.78mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Apr–Dec 2017
9-Month
28.75"
(730.25mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Mar–Dec 2017
10-Month
30.70"
(779.78mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Feb–Dec 2017
11-Month
31.99"
(812.55mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jan–Dec 2017
12-Month
33.74"
(857.00mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
4.06"
(103.13mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jul 2016–Dec 2017
18-Month
55.79"
(1,417.07mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2017
24-Month
70.13"
(1,781.30mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
10.74"
(272.79mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1989
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jan 2015–Dec 2017
36-Month
104.42"
(2,652.27mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1989
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jan 2014–Dec 2017
48-Month
139.15"
(3,534.41mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
20.44"
(519.18mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1936
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jan 2013–Dec 2017
60-Month
173.13"
(4,397.50mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
24.77"
(629.16mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1936
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/