54 F. high in the Twin Cities Tuesday. That's the average high on April 8 in Minneapolis/St. Paul
71 F. average high for May 22.
85 F. high on May 22, 2012.
4.53" rain so far in May; that's 2.14" wetter than average, to date.
11.79" precipitation since March 1, or 4.85" wetter than normal.
Photo credit above: "An aerial view of the extensive damage caused by Monday's tornado, near Oklahoma City and Moore, Okla., May 21, 2013. Oklahoma officials said they hoped to finish their search for survivors of a massive tornado by nightfall, a little more than 24 hours after the Oklahoma City area was slammed by a storm that killed dozens of people." (Matthew Staver/The New York Times).
Photo credit above: "Robert Hanna, civil engineer, and Jeff Ice, quality assurance inspector, both from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, check out a tornado shelter." Photo courtesy of US Army Corps of Engineers
Graphic credit above: "NOAA rending of a GOES satellite." Credit: NOAA.
Graphic credit above: "Probability of severe thunderstorms within 25 miles of a location as averaged from 1982-2011. This shows the highest odds of severe weather on Monday were in Oklahoma." Credit: Storm Prediction Center.
Photo credit above: "Billy McElrath, left, sits on a 1968 convertible Corvette buried under rubble in what was the garage of his home in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, May 21, 2012. The residents of Moore, Okla., affected by a deadly tornado, are coming back to find their belongings scattered and their homes left in pieces." (AP Photo/Sean Murphy)