Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Ties: 1922, 1951
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
1.69"
(42.93mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1931 1961
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1908 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
-4.26"
(-108.20mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1935
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
14.39"
(365.51mm)
-4.41"
(-112.02mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
12.00"
(304.80mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-6.22"
(-157.99mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
22.35"
(567.69mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
25.86"
(656.84mm)
-5.52"
(-140.20mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1930 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
28.49"
(723.65mm)
-5.81"
(-147.58mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1933 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1969
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
23.65"
(600.71mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
-6.64"
(-168.66mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1933 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
25.37"
(644.40mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1933 1911
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1939
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
44.03"
(1,118.36mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
66.63"
(1,692.40mm)
62.64"
(1,591.06mm)
3.99"
(101.34mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1938 1990
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
93.57"
(2,376.68mm)
93.90"
(2,385.06mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1938 1990
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
119.91"
(3,045.71mm)
125.15"
(3,178.81mm)
-5.24"
(-133.10mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
150.12"
(3,813.05mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/