Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, March 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2020
1-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1910
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1977
Feb–Mar 2020
2-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Ties: 1920
Jan–Mar 2020
3-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Dec 2019–Mar 2020
4-Month
7.73"
(196.34mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1958
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Nov 2019–Mar 2020
5-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 2003
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Oct 2019–Mar 2020
6-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
4.98"
(126.50mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925, 1964
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Sep 2019–Mar 2020
7-Month
21.67"
(550.42mm)
13.43"
(341.12mm)
8.24"
(209.30mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Aug 2019–Mar 2020
8-Month
25.21"
(640.33mm)
17.22"
(437.39mm)
7.99"
(202.94mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Mar 2020
9-Month
30.54"
(775.72mm)
21.05"
(534.67mm)
9.49"
(241.05mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Jun 2019–Mar 2020
10-Month
34.45"
(875.03mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
May 2019–Mar 2020
11-Month
40.01"
(1,016.25mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
11.32"
(287.52mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2019–Mar 2020
12-Month
43.73"
(1,110.74mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Oct 2018–Mar 2020
18-Month
58.36"
(1,482.34mm)
41.00"
(1,041.40mm)
17.36"
(440.94mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1964
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2018–Mar 2020
24-Month
85.73"
(2,177.54mm)
62.62"
(1,590.55mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2017–Mar 2020
36-Month
121.57"
(3,087.88mm)
93.89"
(2,384.81mm)
27.68"
(703.07mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2016–Mar 2020
48-Month
160.73"
(4,082.54mm)
125.13"
(3,178.30mm)
35.60"
(904.24mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2015–Mar 2020
60-Month
200.52"
(5,093.21mm)
156.39"
(3,972.31mm)
44.13"
(1,120.90mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/