Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
0.13"
(3.30mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1969
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1961
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1969
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Ties: 1976
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
14.39"
(365.51mm)
3.37"
(85.59mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
21.22"
(538.99mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
26.22"
(665.99mm)
22.35"
(567.69mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
25.86"
(656.84mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
30.71"
(780.03mm)
28.49"
(723.65mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
31.46"
(799.08mm)
30.29"
(769.37mm)
1.17"
(29.71mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
31.87"
(809.50mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
46.17"
(1,172.72mm)
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1978 1911
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
64.36"
(1,634.74mm)
62.64"
(1,591.06mm)
1.72"
(43.68mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1990
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
100.31"
(2,547.87mm)
93.90"
(2,385.06mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1979 1990
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
136.87"
(3,476.50mm)
125.15"
(3,178.81mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
157.16"
(3,991.86mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1934
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/