Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
2.59"
(65.79mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2004
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1935
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1958 1925
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
20.72"
(526.29mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
27.50"
(698.50mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
61.58"
(1,564.13mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
90.84"
(2,307.34mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1960 1935
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
117.26"
(2,978.40mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
143.60"
(3,647.44mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/