Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2004
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2013
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2013
Ties: 1968, 2002
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
9.58"
(243.33mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2013
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2013
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2013
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2013
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1965
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
18.56"
(471.42mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1975 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Ties: 2010
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
23.51"
(597.15mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1975 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1975 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Ties: 2012
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
30.79"
(782.07mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
43.22"
(1,097.79mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1975 1911
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2017
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
59.62"
(1,514.35mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2017
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
92.09"
(2,339.09mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1935
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
128.80"
(3,271.52mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
159.01"
(4,038.85mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
10.66"
(270.76mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/