Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1970 1913
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
5.86"
(148.85mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
24.57"
(624.08mm)
16.97"
(431.04mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1900
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
27.68"
(703.07mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
30.08"
(764.03mm)
24.69"
(627.13mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
32.33"
(821.18mm)
27.32"
(693.93mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
34.31"
(871.47mm)
29.12"
(739.65mm)
5.19"
(131.82mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
35.05"
(890.27mm)
30.14"
(765.56mm)
4.91"
(124.71mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
35.97"
(913.64mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
54.61"
(1,387.09mm)
48.37"
(1,228.60mm)
6.24"
(158.49mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
68.52"
(1,740.41mm)
62.61"
(1,590.29mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1989
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
100.92"
(2,563.37mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1989
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
129.39"
(3,286.51mm)
125.17"
(3,179.32mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
167.65"
(4,258.31mm)
156.42"
(3,973.07mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1933
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/