Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2011 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2004
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
1.38"
(35.06mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2013
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2013
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2013
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
1.87"
(47.49mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2013
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
13.02"
(330.71mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2013
Ties: 1945, 1985, 1993
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
14.75"
(374.65mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2013
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2005 1925
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
18.64"
(473.46mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2010 1925
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1976
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
43.54"
(1,105.92mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
70.01"
(1,778.25mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
10.59"
(268.98mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2011 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
99.98"
(2,539.49mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
10.89"
(276.60mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2010 1935
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
132.83"
(3,373.88mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
166.77"
(4,235.96mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
18.42"
(467.87mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2011 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019

Citing This Page

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