Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1980
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
11.48"
(291.59mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1900
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1910
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
23.57"
(598.68mm)
17.92"
(455.17mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1988
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1910
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1993
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
20.75"
(527.05mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
25.16"
(639.06mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
3.27"
(83.05mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1910
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2017
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
23.16"
(588.26mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2017
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
25.14"
(638.56mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
36.51"
(927.35mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
59.89"
(1,521.21mm)
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2017
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
64.04"
(1,626.62mm)
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
91.07"
(2,313.18mm)
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1958
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
121.83"
(3,094.48mm)
125.25"
(3,181.35mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
153.54"
(3,899.92mm)
156.50"
(3,975.10mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/