Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2004
Ties: 1979
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1973
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
10.90"
(276.86mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1953 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
18.78"
(477.01mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
-4.61"
(-117.10mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
23.69"
(601.73mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
-4.11"
(-104.39mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
37.38"
(949.45mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
-5.36"
(-136.15mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
60.73"
(1,542.54mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
90.89"
(2,308.61mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
121.79"
(3,093.47mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
-3.39"
(-86.10mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
156.41"
(3,972.81mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020

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/