Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2004
Ties: 1952
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
8.60"
(218.44mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
17.57"
(446.28mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
23.96"
(608.58mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
29.16"
(740.66mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
58.27"
(1,480.06mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1963
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
87.70"
(2,227.58mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 1935
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
120.27"
(3,054.86mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
150.54"
(3,823.72mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/