Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
4.04"
(102.62mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Ties: 1921
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
8.32"
(211.33mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Ties: 1961
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1973
Ties: 1967
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
25.25"
(641.35mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
30.03"
(762.76mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
34.07"
(865.38mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 1943
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
45.92"
(1,166.37mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2017
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
54.80"
(1,391.92mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
87.54"
(2,223.52mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
-6.41"
(-162.81mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
117.25"
(2,978.15mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
-7.93"
(-201.42mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
147.22"
(3,739.39mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
-9.18"
(-233.17mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/