Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2004
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2013
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
10.05"
(255.27mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2013
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
13.36"
(339.34mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
2.32"
(58.92mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
14.95"
(379.73mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2013
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
27.84"
(707.14mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
5.73"
(145.55mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
30.94"
(785.88mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
34.08"
(865.63mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 2018
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
63.34"
(1,608.84mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1996
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
89.76"
(2,279.90mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1959 1935
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
116.10"
(2,948.94mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
141.93"
(3,605.02mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-6.42"
(-163.07mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1959 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/