Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2004
Ties: 1896
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
16.87"
(428.50mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
5.46"
(138.69mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1973
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
18.71"
(475.23mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1973
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
21.66"
(550.16mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
32.86"
(834.64mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
9.47"
(240.53mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
38.06"
(966.72mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
10.84"
(275.33mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
43.42"
(1,102.87mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
12.07"
(306.58mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
58.56"
(1,487.42mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
15.82"
(401.82mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
80.89"
(2,054.61mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
114.90"
(2,918.46mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
20.95"
(532.13mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
148.30"
(3,766.82mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
23.12"
(587.25mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
180.77"
(4,591.56mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
4th 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/