Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, October 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2016
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1952
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1900
Sep–Oct 2016
2-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1952
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1900
Aug–Oct 2016
3-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1900
Jul–Oct 2016
4-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1900
Ties: 1980
Jun–Oct 2016
5-Month
24.71"
(627.63mm)
17.88"
(454.15mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
May–Oct 2016
6-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
21.42"
(544.07mm)
6.35"
(161.29mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Apr–Oct 2016
7-Month
29.98"
(761.49mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
5.94"
(150.87mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Mar–Oct 2016
8-Month
33.91"
(861.31mm)
25.84"
(656.34mm)
8.07"
(204.97mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Feb–Oct 2016
9-Month
34.73"
(882.14mm)
26.87"
(682.50mm)
7.86"
(199.64mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan–Oct 2016
10-Month
35.57"
(903.48mm)
28.02"
(711.71mm)
7.55"
(191.77mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Dec 2015–Oct 2016
11-Month
39.85"
(1,012.19mm)
29.29"
(743.97mm)
10.56"
(268.22mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2015–Oct 2016
12-Month
43.27"
(1,099.06mm)
31.27"
(794.26mm)
12.00"
(304.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1948
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 2015–Oct 2016
18-Month
66.83"
(1,697.48mm)
52.74"
(1,339.60mm)
14.09"
(357.88mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2014–Oct 2016
24-Month
74.84"
(1,900.94mm)
62.60"
(1,590.04mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1964
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2017
Nov 2013–Oct 2016
36-Month
112.44"
(2,855.98mm)
93.90"
(2,385.06mm)
18.54"
(470.92mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1989
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2012–Oct 2016
48-Month
147.91"
(3,756.91mm)
125.16"
(3,179.06mm)
22.75"
(577.85mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 2011–Oct 2016
60-Month
177.26"
(4,502.40mm)
156.40"
(3,972.56mm)
20.86"
(529.84mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019

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/