Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1980
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1900
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Ties: 1928
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
17.92"
(455.17mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1955 1988
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
20.53"
(521.46mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Ties: 1986
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
21.01"
(533.65mm)
20.75"
(527.05mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1938
Ties: 1983
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1985
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
23.16"
(588.26mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2017
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
23.64"
(600.46mm)
25.14"
(638.56mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
26.80"
(680.72mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
47.72"
(1,212.09mm)
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
60.38"
(1,533.65mm)
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
90.56"
(2,300.22mm)
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1950 1958
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
119.18"
(3,027.17mm)
125.25"
(3,181.35mm)
-6.07"
(-154.18mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
154.73"
(3,930.14mm)
156.50"
(3,975.10mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/