Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2004
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1973
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1973
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
13.00"
(330.20mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
4.21"
(106.94mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1973
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
23.28"
(591.31mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1973
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
44.00"
(1,117.60mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2017
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
58.91"
(1,496.31mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1936 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
122.81"
(3,119.37mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
143.51"
(3,645.15mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
-12.89"
(-327.41mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/