Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2017 1913
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 2001, 2006
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2015
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1911
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
16.97"
(431.04mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1900
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
28.88"
(733.55mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
33.58"
(852.93mm)
24.69"
(627.13mm)
8.89"
(225.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
36.11"
(917.19mm)
27.32"
(693.93mm)
8.79"
(223.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
37.03"
(940.56mm)
29.12"
(739.65mm)
7.91"
(200.91mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
38.54"
(978.92mm)
30.14"
(765.56mm)
8.40"
(213.36mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1938
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
39.74"
(1,009.40mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1910
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
56.48"
(1,434.59mm)
48.37"
(1,228.60mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
77.31"
(1,963.67mm)
62.61"
(1,590.29mm)
14.70"
(373.38mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1989
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
116.70"
(2,964.18mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
22.78"
(578.61mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1989
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
152.58"
(3,875.53mm)
125.17"
(3,179.32mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1958
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
189.66"
(4,817.36mm)
156.42"
(3,973.07mm)
33.24"
(844.29mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1933
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/