Wettest December in Rochester, MN

Through December 16th, Rochester International Airport has received 2.96 inches of precipitation.  This is the wettest December ever in Rochester.  The previous record was 2.83 inches back in 1982.  During a typical December, Rochester receives 1.02 inches of precipitation.

The table below lists the top ten wettest Decembers in Rochester MN.

           Wettest Decembers
            in Rochester MN
               1886-2010

             Precipitation
   Rank          Total          Year
   ----      -------------      ----
     1        2.96 inches       2010
     2        2.83 inches       1982
     3        2.61 inches       1911
     4        2.46 inches       1893
     5        2.22 inches       2009
     6        2.18 inches       1940
     7        2.17 inches       1948
     8        2.10 inches       1887
     9        2.04 inches       2006
    10        1.94 inches       1945



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