Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1980
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1900
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
15.08"
(383.03mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
17.92"
(455.17mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
21.71"
(551.43mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
20.75"
(527.05mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1938
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
23.37"
(593.60mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2017
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
25.81"
(655.57mm)
23.16"
(588.26mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2017
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
25.14"
(638.56mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
31.54"
(801.12mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
35.07"
(890.78mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
51.57"
(1,309.88mm)
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
70.10"
(1,780.54mm)
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
96.75"
(2,457.45mm)
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1958
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
129.23"
(3,282.44mm)
125.25"
(3,181.35mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
162.65"
(4,131.31mm)
156.50"
(3,975.10mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/