Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2019
1-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1943
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Nov–Dec 2019
2-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Oct–Dec 2019
3-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1982
Sep–Dec 2019
4-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug–Dec 2019
5-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
5.89"
(149.60mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul–Dec 2019
6-Month
22.29"
(566.17mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1900
Jun–Dec 2019
7-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
6.24"
(158.49mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2010
May–Dec 2019
8-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr–Dec 2019
9-Month
34.83"
(884.68mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar–Dec 2019
10-Month
36.57"
(928.88mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1910
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Dec 2019
11-Month
39.01"
(990.85mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
10.47"
(265.93mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1910
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Dec 2019
12-Month
40.34"
(1,024.64mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
10.66"
(270.77mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1910
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2018–Dec 2019
18-Month
61.81"
(1,569.97mm)
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
16.22"
(411.98mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2018–Dec 2019
24-Month
77.28"
(1,962.91mm)
59.39"
(1,508.51mm)
17.89"
(454.40mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1989
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2019
36-Month
111.02"
(2,819.91mm)
89.07"
(2,262.38mm)
21.95"
(557.53mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1989
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2019
48-Month
147.41"
(3,744.21mm)
118.71"
(3,015.23mm)
28.70"
(728.98mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2015–Dec 2019
60-Month
181.70"
(4,615.18mm)
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
33.34"
(846.84mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/