Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1945
1-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2004
Apr–May 1945
2-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Mar–May 1945
3-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Feb–May 1945
4-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Jan–May 1945
5-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Dec 1944–May 1945
6-Month
13.02"
(330.71mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Ties: 1985, 1993, 2012
Nov 1944–May 1945
7-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Oct 1944–May 1945
8-Month
15.81"
(401.57mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Sep 1944–May 1945
9-Month
18.48"
(469.39mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Aug 1944–May 1945
10-Month
22.84"
(580.14mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1944–May 1945
11-Month
26.21"
(665.73mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1944–May 1945
12-Month
31.95"
(811.53mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Dec 1943–May 1945
18-Month
43.48"
(1,104.39mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1911
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
Jun 1943–May 1945
24-Month
62.20"
(1,579.88mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2017
Jun 1942–May 1945
36-Month
94.30"
(2,395.22mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1942 1935
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jun 1941–May 1945
48-Month
128.36"
(3,260.34mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
9.64"
(244.85mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2019
Jun 1940–May 1945
60-Month
158.09"
(4,015.49mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
9.74"
(247.40mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/