Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2004
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
10.06"
(255.52mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
17.69"
(449.33mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
25.10"
(637.54mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
29.03"
(737.36mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
43.40"
(1,102.36mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2017
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
59.10"
(1,501.14mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2017
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
85.58"
(2,173.73mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
-3.51"
(-89.16mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
-4.81"
(-122.18mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
142.98"
(3,631.69mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019

Citing This Page

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