Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2004
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
8.39"
(213.11mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
9.07"
(230.38mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1917
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
14.25"
(361.95mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
17.58"
(446.53mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1917
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
28.37"
(720.60mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
40.31"
(1,023.87mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
-0.43"
(-10.93mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1907
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
59.66"
(1,515.36mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
88.95"
(2,259.33mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1935
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
120.90"
(3,070.86mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
151.15"
(3,839.21mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1943 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 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/