Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
3.14"
(79.75mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
6.14"
(155.95mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
6.08"
(154.43mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
6.86"
(174.24mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
22.95"
(582.93mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
28.83"
(732.28mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
35.27"
(895.86mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
11.88"
(301.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
40.80"
(1,036.32mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
43.91"
(1,115.31mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
12.56"
(319.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
54.64"
(1,387.86mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
11.90"
(302.26mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
74.42"
(1,890.27mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
107.09"
(2,720.09mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
13.14"
(333.76mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
136.64"
(3,470.66mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
11.46"
(291.09mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
172.74"
(4,387.60mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
16.34"
(415.04mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

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