Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
2.87"
(72.90mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2004
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1973
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1973
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1973
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1895 1925
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Ties: 2015
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1898 1925
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1898 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
22.55"
(572.77mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
38.80"
(985.52mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2017
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
57.51"
(1,460.75mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
-5.16"
(-131.07mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
104th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
85.52"
(2,172.21mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
-8.43"
(-214.12mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
108th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/