Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2004
Ties: 2014
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2013
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2013
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
8.39"
(213.11mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 1948
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2013
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2013
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2013
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
18.73"
(475.74mm)
15.17"
(385.32mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
28.08"
(713.23mm)
22.11"
(561.59mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
32.21"
(818.13mm)
25.70"
(652.78mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
36.05"
(915.67mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
51.93"
(1,319.02mm)
40.74"
(1,034.80mm)
11.19"
(284.22mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2017
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
77.17"
(1,960.12mm)
59.42"
(1,509.27mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
108.29"
(2,750.57mm)
89.09"
(2,262.89mm)
19.20"
(487.68mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1935
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
146.92"
(3,731.77mm)
118.72"
(3,015.49mm)
28.20"
(716.28mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
182.29"
(4,630.17mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
33.94"
(862.08mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/