Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2004
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1899
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1920
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1986
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
10.75"
(273.05mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
12.05"
(306.07mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1913
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2013
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1961 1925
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
22.24"
(564.90mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
3.68"
(93.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1961 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 2013
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
29.03"
(737.36mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
31.72"
(805.69mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
41.37"
(1,050.80mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1961 1911
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
59.22"
(1,504.19mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
93.30"
(2,369.82mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1935
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
122.56"
(3,113.02mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
148.98"
(3,784.09mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/