Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1939 1946
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2008
Ties: 1920
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1939 1915
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
5.46"
(138.68mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1936 1895
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1951
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1934 1895, 1958
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2013
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931, 1987
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
16.06"
(407.92mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
14.75"
(374.65mm)
19.85"
(504.19mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
23.68"
(601.47mm)
-6.91"
(-175.51mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
27.80"
(706.12mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
-6.21"
(-157.74mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
35.56"
(903.22mm)
41.18"
(1,045.97mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1934 1964
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
63.70"
(1,617.98mm)
62.64"
(1,591.06mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
92.61"
(2,352.29mm)
93.91"
(2,385.31mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
120.16"
(3,052.06mm)
125.14"
(3,178.56mm)
-4.98"
(-126.50mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
150.30"
(3,817.62mm)
156.37"
(3,971.80mm)
-6.07"
(-154.18mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/