Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
1.42"
(36.07mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1939 1913
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2015
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2015
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2015
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
8.19"
(208.03mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
16.85"
(427.99mm)
16.97"
(431.04mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1900
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2010
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
26.74"
(679.20mm)
24.69"
(627.13mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
29.14"
(740.16mm)
27.32"
(693.93mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
29.12"
(739.65mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1912
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
30.14"
(765.56mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
32.34"
(821.44mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1979
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
43.51"
(1,105.15mm)
48.37"
(1,228.60mm)
-4.86"
(-123.45mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
58.66"
(1,489.96mm)
62.61"
(1,590.29mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1937 1989
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
99.94"
(2,538.48mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1939 1989
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
127.28"
(3,232.91mm)
125.17"
(3,179.32mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1939 1958
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
152.64"
(3,877.06mm)
156.42"
(3,973.07mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1933
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/