Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2004
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Ties: 1958
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Ties: 1987
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1969 1925
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Ties: 1936
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
8.29"
(210.57mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1963 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1975
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
23.11"
(586.99mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
26.93"
(684.02mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
42.27"
(1,073.66mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1945
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
63.18"
(1,604.77mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
92.73"
(2,355.34mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1966 1911
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
160.57"
(4,078.48mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 10, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/