Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2004
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2013
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
7.27"
(184.66mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2013
Ties: 1956
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2013
Ties: 1904
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
10.03"
(254.76mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2013
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
11.02"
(279.91mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2013
Ties: 1898
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2013
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
16.80"
(426.72mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
19.31"
(490.47mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
23.59"
(599.19mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
26.72"
(678.69mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1950
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
31.12"
(790.45mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1960
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
69.75"
(1,771.65mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
105.12"
(2,670.05mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
16.03"
(407.16mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1935
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
138.08"
(3,507.23mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
19.36"
(491.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
168.01"
(4,267.45mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
19.66"
(499.36mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019

Citing This Page

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