Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2004
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Ties: 1921
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
13.64"
(346.46mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2013
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1925
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1958 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
29.26"
(743.20mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
35.77"
(908.56mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2017
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
55.68"
(1,414.27mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
82.02"
(2,083.31mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
-7.07"
(-179.58mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1958 1935
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
107.85"
(2,739.39mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
-10.87"
(-276.10mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
137.01"
(3,480.05mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-11.34"
(-288.04mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/