Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2004
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Ties: 1972
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1980 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
20.16"
(512.06mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
23.94"
(608.08mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
29.43"
(747.52mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1973
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
33.84"
(859.54mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1920
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
44.27"
(1,124.46mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2017
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
69.14"
(1,756.16mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
104.86"
(2,663.44mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
138.47"
(3,517.14mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
174.50"
(4,432.30mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/