Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2004
Ties: 1955
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
4.34"
(110.24mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
-1.57"
(-39.87mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
6.55"
(166.37mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013
Ties: 1923
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1949 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
18.75"
(476.25mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1949 1925
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1899
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
23.68"
(601.47mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Ties: 1995
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
32.57"
(827.28mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1901
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
46.59"
(1,183.39mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
62.84"
(1,596.14mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
94.22"
(2,393.19mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1951 1935
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
120.00"
(3,048.00mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
148.37"
(3,768.60mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/