Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2004
Ties: 2007
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2013
Ties: 1943, 1990
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2013
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2013
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
9.82"
(249.43mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2013
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2013
Ties: 1959
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2013
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Ties: 1922
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1918 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1918 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
23.86"
(606.04mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1918 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
28.82"
(732.03mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1919 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
38.92"
(988.57mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1911
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2017
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
59.51"
(1,511.55mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1920 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2017
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
87.43"
(2,220.72mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1920 1935
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2019
Ties: 1951
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
113.79"
(2,890.27mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
-4.93"
(-125.22mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1920 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
141.47"
(3,593.34mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-6.88"
(-174.75mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/