Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
1.44"
(36.58mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1900
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1976 1952
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1900
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1900
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1900
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
17.88"
(454.15mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
21.42"
(544.07mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
30.10"
(764.54mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
30.48"
(774.19mm)
25.84"
(656.34mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1910
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
30.80"
(782.32mm)
26.87"
(682.50mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
31.69"
(804.93mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1980
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
33.45"
(849.63mm)
29.29"
(743.97mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1910
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
36.01"
(914.65mm)
31.27"
(794.26mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1948
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
59.20"
(1,503.68mm)
52.74"
(1,339.60mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1910
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
68.63"
(1,743.20mm)
62.60"
(1,590.04mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1964
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2017
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
94.17"
(2,391.92mm)
93.90"
(2,385.06mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1989
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
124.64"
(3,165.86mm)
125.16"
(3,179.06mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1977 1958
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
153.76"
(3,905.50mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1967 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/