Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, August 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2017
1-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1980
Jul–Aug 2017
2-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1900
Ties: 1979
Jun–Aug 2017
3-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
May–Aug 2017
4-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Apr–Aug 2017
5-Month
24.03"
(610.36mm)
17.92"
(455.17mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1988
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Mar–Aug 2017
6-Month
26.02"
(660.91mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Feb–Aug 2017
7-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
20.75"
(527.05mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
Jan–Aug 2017
8-Month
29.39"
(746.51mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
7.50"
(190.50mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1910
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Dec 2016–Aug 2017
9-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
23.16"
(588.26mm)
8.21"
(208.54mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Nov 2016–Aug 2017
10-Month
33.21"
(843.53mm)
25.14"
(638.56mm)
8.07"
(204.97mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Oct 2016–Aug 2017
11-Month
36.16"
(918.46mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
8.58"
(217.93mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Sep 2016–Aug 2017
12-Month
42.15"
(1,070.61mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 2016–Aug 2017
18-Month
67.12"
(1,704.85mm)
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
16.08"
(408.43mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Sep 2015–Aug 2017
24-Month
83.57"
(2,122.68mm)
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Sep 2014–Aug 2017
36-Month
114.98"
(2,920.49mm)
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
20.98"
(532.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1958
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 2013–Aug 2017
48-Month
151.36"
(3,844.54mm)
125.25"
(3,181.35mm)
26.11"
(663.19mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 2012–Aug 2017
60-Month
186.40"
(4,734.56mm)
156.50"
(3,975.10mm)
29.90"
(759.46mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/