Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.68"
(42.68mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
117th Driest Driest to Date 1934
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
114th Driest Driest to Date 1934
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
82nd Driest Driest to Date 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
20.18"
(512.57mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
80th Driest Driest to Date 1925
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
72nd Driest Driest to Date 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest to Date 1931
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 2005
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
54th Driest Driest to Date 1934
71st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/