Average Precipitation for Wisconsin in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during May at cities, towns and parks in Wisconsin.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern Wisconsin, Southwest Wisconsin, Northern Wisconsin and the Lake Superior Shore.

Eastern Wisconsin

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Appleton 3.2 81
10 Crivitz, High Falls Flowage 3.2 81
11 Fond du Lac 3.1 80
11 Green Bay 2.9 74
11 Kenosha 3.9 100
13 Lake Geneva 3.9 100
9 Manitowoc 3.1 78
11 Marinette 3.3 84
11 Milwaukee 3.4 86
11 Oshkosh 3.2 82
12 Racine 3.9 100
12 Sheboygan 3.3 83
11 Sturgeon Bay 3.1 80
10 Washington Island 2.9 73

Southwest Wisconsin

May averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Beaver Dam 3.6 91
11 Beloit 3.8 97
12 La Crosse 3.5 89
12 Madison 3.6 90
11 Prairie du Chien 4.2 107
11 Viroqua 4.0 102
10 Wisconsin Dells 3.7 95
11 Wisconsin Rapids 3.5 89

Northern Wisconsin

Average amount of rain and snow in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Drummond 3.6 91
12 Eau Claire 3.5 88
12 Park Falls 3.2 82
10 Rest Lake, Manitowish Waters 3.4 85
12 Rhinelander 3.5 89
12 Rice Lake 3.1 80
11 River Falls 3.7 95
11 St Croix Falls 3.6 92
13 Wausau 3.5 88
11 Willow Reservoir 3.2 81

Lake Superior Shore

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
Ashland 3.1 78
12 Bayfield 3.3 83
10 Madeline Island 3.3 84
11 Superior 3.1 80
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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