Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1935 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2004
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Ties: 1969
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Ties: 1984
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
13.28"
(337.31mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
21.63"
(549.40mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1973
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
36.12"
(917.45mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
51.74"
(1,314.20mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
67.23"
(1,707.64mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2020
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
95.03"
(2,413.76mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
125.44"
(3,186.18mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
158.93"
(4,036.82mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/