Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1980
Ties: 1906, 1935
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1900
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1992 1910
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Ties: 1902
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
15.56"
(395.22mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1994 1976
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
17.92"
(455.17mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1997 1988
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1993
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
21.55"
(547.37mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
23.14"
(587.76mm)
20.75"
(527.05mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1938
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1910
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2017
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
23.16"
(588.26mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2017
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
26.29"
(667.77mm)
25.14"
(638.56mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2016
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1906
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
50.50"
(1,282.70mm)
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1990 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
63.49"
(1,612.65mm)
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
96.38"
(2,448.05mm)
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1996 1958
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
128.94"
(3,275.08mm)
125.25"
(3,181.35mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
157.46"
(3,999.48mm)
156.50"
(3,975.10mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1968

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/