So far this year (through November 16), 38 tornadoes have been documented in Wisconsin. Fifteen of those occurred in northeast and north-central Wisconsin.
Eight of the tornadoes in 2011 were rated as "strong" (EF2 or EF3 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale), and one tornado had a path length of 64 miles! One person was killed by a tornado near Wausaukee. Details are listed in the table below. Unknown or missing information is indicated by a blank field or "MM".
The tornadoes caused over $50 million in damage to Wisconsin homes and businesses.
Wisconsin averages 23 tornadoes each year based on 1981-2010 data. Below is a statistical breakdown of how many tornadoes occur each month in the state.
The greatest number of tornadoes in one year in Wisconsin is 62, which occurred in 2005.