Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2004
Ties: 1937
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2013
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2013
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2013
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2013
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2013
Ties: 1949
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2013
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
17.91"
(454.91mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
24.91"
(632.71mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 2014
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
42.31"
(1,074.67mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2017
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
61.24"
(1,555.50mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2017
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
91.49"
(2,323.85mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1942 1935
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
123.59"
(3,139.19mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
157.65"
(4,004.31mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/