Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1950 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2004
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1973
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1973
Ties: 1902
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1973
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
11.47"
(291.34mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1973
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1973
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1973
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1949 1925
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
15.55"
(394.97mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
-3.16"
(-80.27mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
26.12"
(663.45mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1973
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
30.90"
(784.86mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
41.44"
(1,052.58mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
65.52"
(1,664.21mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
97.49"
(2,476.25mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
128.61"
(3,266.69mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2020
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
152.98"
(3,885.69mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/