Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2013
1-Month
5.37"
(136.40mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2004
Apr–May 2013
2-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Mar–May 2013
3-Month
11.94"
(303.28mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
4.31"
(109.48mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Feb–May 2013
4-Month
13.48"
(342.39mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Jan–May 2013
5-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
5.36"
(136.14mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Dec 2012–May 2013
6-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Nov 2012–May 2013
7-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2013
Oct 2012–May 2013
8-Month
20.94"
(531.88mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 2012–May 2013
9-Month
22.42"
(569.47mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2012 1925
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Aug 2012–May 2013
10-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1962
Jul 2012–May 2013
11-Month
27.73"
(704.34mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2012–May 2013
12-Month
31.21"
(792.73mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2012 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Dec 2011–May 2013
18-Month
44.23"
(1,123.44mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2012 1911
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Jun 2011–May 2013
24-Month
61.32"
(1,557.53mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2017
Ties: 2000
Jun 2010–May 2013
36-Month
101.22"
(2,570.99mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2012 1935
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2009–May 2013
48-Month
131.19"
(3,332.23mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
12.47"
(316.74mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2008–May 2013
60-Month
164.04"
(4,166.62mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/