Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2004
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1973
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1973
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1973
Ties: 1902
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
10.86"
(275.84mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1973
Ties: 2016
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1973
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1973
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
19.60"
(497.84mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
23.14"
(587.76mm)
23.39"
(594.11mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
27.60"
(701.04mm)
27.22"
(691.39mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1973
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
33.54"
(851.92mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2014 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 2002
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
50.41"
(1,280.41mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
7.67"
(194.81mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
76.96"
(1,954.78mm)
62.67"
(1,591.82mm)
14.29"
(362.96mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2020
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
114.43"
(2,906.52mm)
93.95"
(2,386.33mm)
20.48"
(520.19mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
148.44"
(3,770.38mm)
125.18"
(3,179.57mm)
23.26"
(590.81mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
181.84"
(4,618.74mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
25.44"
(646.18mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1934
5th 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 September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/