Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2004
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
23.80"
(604.52mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
27.54"
(699.52mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
5.43"
(137.93mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
29.92"
(759.97mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
34.06"
(865.12mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
63.79"
(1,620.27mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2017
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
88.94"
(2,259.08mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1941 1935
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
117.97"
(2,996.44mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
148.04"
(3,760.22mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/