Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1980
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1900
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1970 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
17.92"
(455.17mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1988
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
23.74"
(603.00mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
20.75"
(527.05mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1938
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
25.86"
(656.84mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
3.97"
(100.83mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1910
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2017
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
28.28"
(718.31mm)
23.16"
(588.26mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2017
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
25.14"
(638.56mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2016
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
38.46"
(976.88mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
60.17"
(1,528.32mm)
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
9.13"
(231.90mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
73.53"
(1,867.66mm)
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
10.84"
(275.33mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
108.56"
(2,757.42mm)
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
14.56"
(369.82mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
135.21"
(3,434.33mm)
125.25"
(3,181.35mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Ties: 2014
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
167.69"
(4,259.33mm)
156.50"
(3,975.10mm)
11.19"
(284.23mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/