Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1925
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2004
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
4.09"
(103.89mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1973
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1925
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1973
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1973
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1895 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1973
Ties: 2009
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
43rd Driest Driest to Date 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1973
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
13.63"
(346.20mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
65th Driest Driest to Date 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1973
Ties: 1918, 2009
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
19.91"
(505.71mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
77th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Ties: 1918
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
29.38"
(746.25mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
89th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
63rd Driest Driest to Date 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
57.39"
(1,457.71mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/