Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
0.92"
(23.37mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1969
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1961
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 2008
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
12.62"
(320.55mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Ties: 1920
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
14.39"
(365.51mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
23.14"
(587.76mm)
22.35"
(567.69mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
26.35"
(669.29mm)
25.86"
(656.84mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
27.80"
(706.12mm)
28.49"
(723.65mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
49.15"
(1,248.41mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1911
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
65.20"
(1,656.08mm)
62.64"
(1,591.06mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1990
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
91.64"
(2,327.66mm)
93.90"
(2,385.06mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1966 1990
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
131.72"
(3,345.69mm)
125.15"
(3,178.81mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1916
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
161.25"
(4,095.75mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/