Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2004
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
6.89"
(175.01mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Ties: 1926
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
19.29"
(489.97mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
35.56"
(903.22mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
43.73"
(1,110.74mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
63.28"
(1,607.31mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
101.33"
(2,573.78mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1911
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
156.13"
(3,965.70mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/