Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2004
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2013
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2013
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2013
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2013
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2013
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2013
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
29.34"
(745.24mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
7.23"
(183.65mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
34.70"
(881.38mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
38.63"
(981.20mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
52.51"
(1,333.75mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
11.77"
(298.95mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
74.00"
(1,879.60mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
14.58"
(370.33mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
106.96"
(2,716.78mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
17.87"
(453.89mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
136.89"
(3,477.01mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
18.17"
(461.52mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
168.10"
(4,269.74mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
19.75"
(501.65mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/