Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 1913
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1977
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1911
Ties: 2013
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
16.18"
(410.97mm)
16.97"
(431.04mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1900
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
19.25"
(488.95mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
25.93"
(658.62mm)
24.69"
(627.13mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
30.12"
(765.05mm)
27.32"
(693.93mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Ties: 1928
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
33.36"
(847.34mm)
29.12"
(739.65mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
34.30"
(871.22mm)
30.14"
(765.56mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1938
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
35.48"
(901.19mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
4.19"
(106.42mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1938
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
60.05"
(1,525.27mm)
48.37"
(1,228.60mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
71.45"
(1,814.83mm)
62.61"
(1,590.29mm)
8.84"
(224.54mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
104.00"
(2,641.60mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1989
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
136.40"
(3,464.56mm)
125.17"
(3,179.32mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1958
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
164.87"
(4,187.70mm)
156.42"
(3,973.07mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1933
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/