Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2004
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
9.08"
(230.63mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
13.19"
(335.03mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
18.98"
(482.09mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1930
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
26.34"
(669.04mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
35.91"
(912.11mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
-4.83"
(-122.69mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
52.17"
(1,325.12mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
-7.25"
(-184.15mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
81.33"
(2,065.78mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
-7.76"
(-197.11mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1935
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
110.44"
(2,805.18mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
-8.28"
(-210.31mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
139.87"
(3,552.70mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-8.48"
(-215.39mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/