Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
1.34"
(34.04mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1976 1913
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1911
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
16.97"
(431.04mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1900
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Ties: 1980
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
30.13"
(765.30mm)
24.69"
(627.13mm)
5.44"
(138.17mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
33.71"
(856.23mm)
27.32"
(693.93mm)
6.39"
(162.30mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
34.09"
(865.89mm)
29.12"
(739.65mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
34.41"
(874.01mm)
30.14"
(765.56mm)
4.27"
(108.45mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
35.30"
(896.62mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1938
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
56.12"
(1,425.45mm)
48.37"
(1,228.60mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
71.54"
(1,817.12mm)
62.61"
(1,590.29mm)
8.93"
(226.83mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1989
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
92.60"
(2,352.04mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1989
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
125.08"
(3,177.03mm)
125.17"
(3,179.32mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 1958
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
154.06"
(3,913.12mm)
156.42"
(3,973.07mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1976 1933
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/