Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1929

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1929
1-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2004
Apr–May 1929
2-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2013
Mar–May 1929
3-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2013
Feb–May 1929
4-Month
8.61"
(218.69mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2013
Jan–May 1929
5-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2013
Dec 1928–May 1929
6-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2013
Nov 1928–May 1929
7-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2013
Oct 1928–May 1929
8-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1928 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Ties: 2009
Sep 1928–May 1929
9-Month
20.45"
(519.43mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1928 1925
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1928–May 1929
10-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1928 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jul 1928–May 1929
11-Month
29.85"
(758.19mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1928 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1928–May 1929
12-Month
34.38"
(873.25mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Dec 1927–May 1929
18-Month
43.90"
(1,115.06mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1928 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1927–May 1929
24-Month
59.97"
(1,523.24mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1928 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2017
Jun 1926–May 1929
36-Month
94.02"
(2,388.11mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1928 1935
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1925–May 1929
48-Month
121.60"
(3,088.64mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jun 1924–May 1929
60-Month
147.19"
(3,738.63mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1928 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/