Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1910
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
11.39"
(289.31mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925, 1964
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
13.43"
(341.12mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
21.19"
(538.23mm)
17.22"
(437.39mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
27.96"
(710.18mm)
21.05"
(534.67mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
32.43"
(823.72mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
36.47"
(926.34mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
40.05"
(1,017.27mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
41.00"
(1,041.40mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
72.35"
(1,837.69mm)
62.62"
(1,590.55mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
92.45"
(2,348.23mm)
93.89"
(2,384.81mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
126.36"
(3,209.54mm)
125.13"
(3,178.30mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
156.66"
(3,979.16mm)
156.39"
(3,972.31mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/