Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1969
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1961
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1969
Ties: 1975
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1933
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
16.39"
(416.31mm)
14.39"
(365.51mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
4.94"
(125.47mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
27.63"
(701.80mm)
22.35"
(567.69mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
25.86"
(656.84mm)
5.81"
(147.58mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
35.25"
(895.35mm)
28.49"
(723.65mm)
6.76"
(171.70mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
35.63"
(905.00mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
5.34"
(135.63mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
35.95"
(913.13mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
52.88"
(1,343.15mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
7.14"
(181.35mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
72.51"
(1,841.75mm)
62.64"
(1,591.06mm)
9.87"
(250.69mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1990
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
92.80"
(2,357.12mm)
93.90"
(2,385.06mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1978 1990
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
124.97"
(3,174.24mm)
125.15"
(3,178.81mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
154.59"
(3,926.59mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/