Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
1.32"
(33.53mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1977
Ties: 1970, 1971, 1984
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1958
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Ties: 2014
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1934 1958
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Ties: 1988
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1934 1958
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2003
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-3.47"
(-88.13mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925, 1964
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
8.71"
(221.23mm)
13.43"
(341.12mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1957
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
12.35"
(313.69mm)
17.22"
(437.39mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1896
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
21.05"
(534.67mm)
-6.68"
(-169.67mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
-5.30"
(-134.62mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-5.98"
(-151.90mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
34.50"
(876.30mm)
41.00"
(1,041.40mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1964
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
64.45"
(1,637.03mm)
62.62"
(1,590.55mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
93.42"
(2,372.87mm)
93.89"
(2,384.81mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
118.99"
(3,022.35mm)
125.13"
(3,178.30mm)
-6.14"
(-155.95mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
150.32"
(3,818.13mm)
156.39"
(3,972.31mm)
-6.07"
(-154.18mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/