Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2004
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2013
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
15.12"
(384.05mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2013
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
17.04"
(432.82mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2007 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2010 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2010 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
32.99"
(837.95mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
39.90"
(1,013.46mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
50.55"
(1,283.97mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
69.87"
(1,774.70mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2010 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
102.72"
(2,609.09mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
13.63"
(346.20mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2010 1935
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
136.66"
(3,471.16mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
17.94"
(455.67mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
166.48"
(4,228.59mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/