Rainfall in May currently 11th wettest on record
You don't have to tell any of us that it has been a wet May, but when you look back in the records it actually comes out as one of the wettest Mays on record. Through 8 a.m. on May 30 with one day to go, Milwaukee has picked up 6.29" of rainfall thanks to a few hundreths of an inch early Thursday morning. That keeps us as the 11th wettest May on record just below the 6.49" picked up in May last year.
An isolated shower on Thursday and again Friday evening could give us a touch more rainfall to move us into the Top 10 spot but heavy rain is not likely.
Saturday, June 1 looks like our best chance for a soaking rain, but also breaks our pesky stormy pattern. For the first time in a long time we have three back-to-back dry days in the forecast on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The last time we had three completely dry days in a row was a couple weeks ago in the middle of May when we had 6 dry days in a row.
Download the CBS 58 Ready Weather App to track any of the isolated showers the next few days.