Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1999
1-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2004
Ties: 1943
Apr–May 1999
2-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Mar–May 1999
3-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Feb–May 1999
4-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Jan–May 1999
5-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Dec 1998–May 1999
6-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
2.02"
(51.30mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Nov 1998–May 1999
7-Month
14.87"
(377.70mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2013
Ties: 1932
Oct 1998–May 1999
8-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1998 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Sep 1998–May 1999
9-Month
20.67"
(525.02mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1998 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Aug 1998–May 1999
10-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1998 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1998–May 1999
11-Month
27.01"
(686.05mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1998 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Jun 1998–May 1999
12-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Dec 1997–May 1999
18-Month
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1998 1911
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2017
Jun 1997–May 1999
24-Month
62.87"
(1,596.90mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1998 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2017
Jun 1996–May 1999
36-Month
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
4.91"
(124.71mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1998 1935
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1995–May 1999
48-Month
124.82"
(3,170.43mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1998 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1994–May 1999
60-Month
157.34"
(3,996.44mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/