Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2015
1-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2004
Apr–May 2015
2-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2013
Mar–May 2015
3-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2013
Ties: 1919
Feb–May 2015
4-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2013
Jan–May 2015
5-Month
9.33"
(236.98mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2013
Dec 2014–May 2015
6-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2003 1934
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2013
Nov 2014–May 2015
7-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2013
Oct 2014–May 2015
8-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2003 1925
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Sep 2014–May 2015
9-Month
18.40"
(467.36mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1925
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Aug 2014–May 2015
10-Month
22.90"
(581.66mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jul 2014–May 2015
11-Month
25.80"
(655.32mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jun 2014–May 2015
12-Month
32.96"
(837.18mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1994
Dec 2013–May 2015
18-Month
45.50"
(1,155.70mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1911
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2017
Jun 2013–May 2015
24-Month
62.89"
(1,597.41mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2014 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2017
Jun 2012–May 2015
36-Month
94.10"
(2,390.14mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2014 1935
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jun 2011–May 2015
48-Month
124.21"
(3,154.93mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
5.49"
(139.44mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2010–May 2015
60-Month
164.11"
(4,168.39mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
15.76"
(400.30mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/