Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2004
Ties: 1932
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1973
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
10.02"
(254.51mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1973
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1973
Ties: 2018
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
3.73"
(94.75mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
18.56"
(471.42mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1973
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
21.26"
(540.00mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
29.65"
(753.11mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
33.03"
(838.96mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1973
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
37.47"
(951.74mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
48.10"
(1,221.74mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
5.36"
(136.14mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2017
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
71.48"
(1,815.59mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
8.81"
(223.77mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2020
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
104.88"
(2,663.95mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
137.35"
(3,488.69mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
12.17"
(309.12mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2020
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
169.01"
(4,292.85mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/