Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
0.83"
(21.08mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1976 1913
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2015
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2015
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1976
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2015
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1911
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2018
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
16.03"
(407.16mm)
16.97"
(431.04mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1900
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
20.38"
(517.65mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
24.69"
(627.13mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
26.00"
(660.40mm)
27.32"
(693.93mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
29.52"
(749.81mm)
29.12"
(739.65mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
30.80"
(782.32mm)
30.14"
(765.56mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1938
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
32.34"
(821.44mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1938
Ties: 1940
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
53.96"
(1,370.58mm)
48.37"
(1,228.60mm)
5.59"
(141.98mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
67.64"
(1,718.06mm)
62.61"
(1,590.29mm)
5.03"
(127.77mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1989
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2018
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
103.88"
(2,638.55mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1989
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
124.94"
(3,173.48mm)
125.17"
(3,179.32mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1958
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1908
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
157.42"
(3,998.47mm)
156.42"
(3,973.07mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1933
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/