Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2004
Ties: 1931
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2013
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2013
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2013
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1910 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2013
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2013
Ties: 1948
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2013
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
13.90"
(353.06mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1914 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
17.61"
(447.29mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1914 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1914 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1911 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Ties: 1948
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
27.68"
(703.07mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1914 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
40.42"
(1,026.67mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1915 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
61.54"
(1,563.12mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
92.19"
(2,341.63mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1916 1935
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
119.21"
(3,027.93mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
148.57"
(3,773.68mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/