Wisconsin Tornado Count
So far 2017 has been relatively active across Wisconsin compared to 2016. Last year Wisconsin recorded a total of 15 tornadoes for the entire year. So far in 2017 there have been 5 tornadoes, one that was rated a strong EF-3 with winds over 140 mph.
The reality is 2017 is pretty average compared to normal. In a normal year the state will record around 23 tornadoes. June is the month to typically watch. It has the highest average of 8 tornadoes. July comes in second with 6 before we end out the summer.
It's interesting to note that Wisconsin has recorded a tornado in every month except February! The record number of tornadoes occurred in 2005 with a total of 62.