Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1968 1952
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1900
Ties: 1986
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1952
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1900
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1900
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
20.54"
(521.72mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
6.84"
(173.74mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1900
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
23.65"
(600.71mm)
17.88"
(454.15mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
21.42"
(544.07mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
30.28"
(769.11mm)
25.84"
(656.34mm)
4.44"
(112.77mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
31.02"
(787.91mm)
26.87"
(682.50mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
31.94"
(811.28mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
34.38"
(873.25mm)
29.29"
(743.97mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
37.12"
(942.85mm)
31.27"
(794.26mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1948
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
57.37"
(1,457.20mm)
52.74"
(1,339.60mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
68.53"
(1,740.66mm)
62.60"
(1,590.04mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
99.41"
(2,525.01mm)
93.90"
(2,385.06mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1989
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
129.45"
(3,288.03mm)
125.16"
(3,179.06mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1958
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
165.47"
(4,202.94mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/