Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2004
Ties: 1926
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
8.30"
(210.82mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
-5.11"
(-129.80mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
-6.92"
(-175.77mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
25.81"
(655.57mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
-5.54"
(-140.72mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
36.64"
(930.66mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
-6.10"
(-154.94mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
61.93"
(1,573.02mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
93.04"
(2,363.22mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
120.84"
(3,069.34mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
-4.34"
(-110.23mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
151.25"
(3,841.75mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/