Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2004
1-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Apr–May 2004
2-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2013
Mar–May 2004
3-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2013
Feb–May 2004
4-Month
12.48"
(316.99mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Jan–May 2004
5-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Dec 2003–May 2004
6-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2013
Nov 2003–May 2004
7-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Oct 2003–May 2004
8-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2003 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Sep 2003–May 2004
9-Month
22.17"
(563.12mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2003 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Aug 2003–May 2004
10-Month
23.91"
(607.31mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2003–May 2004
11-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1897
Jun 2003–May 2004
12-Month
31.16"
(791.46mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2002–May 2004
18-Month
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1990 1911
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2017
Jun 2002–May 2004
24-Month
61.25"
(1,555.75mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2017
Jun 2001–May 2004
36-Month
91.20"
(2,316.48mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1991 1935
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jun 2000–May 2004
48-Month
125.72"
(3,193.29mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Jun 1999–May 2004
60-Month
154.46"
(3,923.28mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2000 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/