Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2004
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2013
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2013
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2013
Ties: 1924, 1940
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2013
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2013
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2013
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1995 1925
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1994 1925
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
24.05"
(610.87mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
28.24"
(717.30mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
30.82"
(782.83mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
42.06"
(1,068.32mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1995 1911
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2017
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
63.34"
(1,608.84mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1991 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1960
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
96.30"
(2,446.02mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1992 1935
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
130.15"
(3,305.81mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
11.43"
(290.32mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
161.10"
(4,091.94mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 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/