Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1991
1-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Apr–May 1991
2-Month
8.78"
(223.01mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2013
Mar–May 1991
3-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Feb–May 1991
4-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Jan–May 1991
5-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2013
Dec 1990–May 1991
6-Month
14.48"
(367.79mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
3.44"
(87.37mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2013
Nov 1990–May 1991
7-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2013
Oct 1990–May 1991
8-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1990 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Sep 1990–May 1991
9-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
2.93"
(74.43mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1990 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Aug 1990–May 1991
10-Month
25.30"
(642.62mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jul 1990–May 1991
11-Month
29.19"
(741.43mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1990–May 1991
12-Month
35.38"
(898.65mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1989–May 1991
18-Month
47.11"
(1,196.59mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
6.37"
(161.79mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2017
Jun 1989–May 1991
24-Month
62.85"
(1,596.39mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2017
Jun 1988–May 1991
36-Month
89.78"
(2,280.41mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1990 1935
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jun 1987–May 1991
48-Month
116.68"
(2,963.67mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Jun 1986–May 1991
60-Month
148.60"
(3,774.44mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/