Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2004
Ties: 1956
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1976 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Ties: 2011
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
11.96"
(303.78mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1973
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
3.42"
(86.86mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
33.58"
(852.93mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
6.36"
(161.54mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
38.05"
(966.47mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
49.02"
(1,245.11mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
6.28"
(159.51mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
72.12"
(1,831.85mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
92.85"
(2,358.39mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
125.59"
(3,189.99mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
155.30"
(3,944.62mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/