Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1980
Ties: 1912
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1900
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2010
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
17.92"
(455.17mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1988
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Ties: 1914
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
22.27"
(565.66mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Ties: 2001
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
23.32"
(592.33mm)
20.75"
(527.05mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
24.15"
(613.41mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2017
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
25.01"
(635.25mm)
23.16"
(588.26mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2017
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
25.35"
(643.89mm)
25.14"
(638.56mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
27.14"
(689.36mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
29.66"
(753.36mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
46.97"
(1,193.04mm)
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
62.46"
(1,586.48mm)
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
100.23"
(2,545.84mm)
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1939 1958
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
127.48"
(3,237.99mm)
125.25"
(3,181.35mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
152.33"
(3,869.18mm)
156.50"
(3,975.10mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/