Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
4.04"
(102.62mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2004
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2013
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2013
Ties: 1916, 2014
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2013
Ties: 1919
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2013
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
13.20"
(335.28mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2013
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2013
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
23.14"
(587.76mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
4.58"
(116.34mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
34.35"
(872.49mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
46.63"
(1,184.40mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
5.89"
(149.60mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1911
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2017
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2017
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
97.36"
(2,472.94mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
8.27"
(210.05mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1982 1935
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
124.45"
(3,161.03mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
158.00"
(4,013.20mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
9.65"
(245.11mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1982 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/