Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2004
Ties: 1954
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
6.74"
(171.20mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1909
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2013
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
15.46"
(392.68mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1949 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
19.61"
(498.09mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1950 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
26.28"
(667.51mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
30.27"
(768.86mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
43.82"
(1,113.03mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1950 1911
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
61.65"
(1,565.91mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2017
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
87.43"
(2,220.72mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1950 1935
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Ties: 1921
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
115.80"
(2,941.32mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
147.09"
(3,736.09mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/