Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2004
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
20.88"
(530.35mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
27.91"
(708.91mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
8.31"
(211.07mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
31.45"
(798.83mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
36.78"
(934.21mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
9.56"
(242.82mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
40.69"
(1,033.53mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
57.41"
(1,458.21mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
14.67"
(372.61mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
84.74"
(2,152.40mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
22.07"
(560.58mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
118.28"
(3,004.31mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
24.33"
(617.98mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
161.70"
(4,107.18mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
36.52"
(927.61mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
199.17"
(5,058.92mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
42.77"
(1,086.36mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st 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 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/