Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
1.34"
(34.04mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1924 1952
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1900
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1952
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1900
Ties: 1968
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
13.24"
(336.30mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
3.33"
(84.59mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1900
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1900
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
22.84"
(580.14mm)
17.88"
(454.15mm)
4.96"
(125.99mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
21.42"
(544.07mm)
6.72"
(170.69mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
31.29"
(794.77mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
33.89"
(860.81mm)
25.84"
(656.34mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
35.84"
(910.34mm)
26.87"
(682.50mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
37.64"
(956.06mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
38.46"
(976.88mm)
29.29"
(743.97mm)
9.17"
(232.91mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
39.96"
(1,014.98mm)
31.27"
(794.26mm)
8.69"
(220.72mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1948
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
52.74"
(1,339.60mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
67.80"
(1,722.12mm)
62.60"
(1,590.04mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1937 1964
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2017
Nov 1935–Oct 1938
36-Month
93.19"
(2,367.03mm)
93.90"
(2,385.06mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1937 1989
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
127.38"
(3,235.45mm)
125.16"
(3,179.06mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1937 1958
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Ties: 1952
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
153.66"
(3,902.96mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/