Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, April 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1981
1-Month
4.26"
(108.20mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1980 1946
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2008
Mar–Apr 1981
2-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1980 1915
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Feb–Apr 1981
3-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
5.46"
(138.68mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1980 1895
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1951
Ties: 2014
Jan–Apr 1981
4-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1980 1895, 1958
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2013
Dec 1980–Apr 1981
5-Month
8.51"
(216.15mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Nov 1980–Apr 1981
6-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931, 1987
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Oct 1980–Apr 1981
7-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
12.29"
(312.17mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1980–Apr 1981
8-Month
17.36"
(440.94mm)
16.06"
(407.92mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Ties: 1991
Aug 1980–Apr 1981
9-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
19.85"
(504.19mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1980–Apr 1981
10-Month
28.63"
(727.20mm)
23.68"
(601.47mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Jun 1980–Apr 1981
11-Month
33.63"
(854.20mm)
27.80"
(706.12mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
May 1980–Apr 1981
12-Month
36.12"
(917.45mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1916
Nov 1979–Apr 1981
18-Month
43.81"
(1,112.77mm)
41.18"
(1,045.97mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1964
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
May 1979–Apr 1981
24-Month
65.06"
(1,652.52mm)
62.64"
(1,591.06mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
May 1978–Apr 1981
36-Month
103.44"
(2,627.38mm)
93.91"
(2,385.31mm)
9.53"
(242.07mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1980 1911
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
May 1977–Apr 1981
48-Month
136.12"
(3,457.45mm)
125.14"
(3,178.56mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
May 1976–Apr 1981
60-Month
156.31"
(3,970.27mm)
156.37"
(3,971.80mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/