Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1969
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1961
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1978
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
7.90"
(200.66mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2020
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
14.39"
(365.51mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
22.35"
(567.69mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
31.26"
(794.00mm)
25.86"
(656.84mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
28.49"
(723.65mm)
5.02"
(127.50mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
35.49"
(901.45mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
36.23"
(920.24mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
4.91"
(124.71mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
51.97"
(1,320.04mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
67.91"
(1,724.91mm)
62.64"
(1,591.06mm)
5.27"
(133.85mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1990
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
101.43"
(2,576.32mm)
93.90"
(2,385.06mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1990
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
127.87"
(3,247.90mm)
125.15"
(3,178.81mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2020
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
167.95"
(4,265.93mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/