Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, August 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2020
1-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2013 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1980
Jul–Aug 2020
2-Month
8.88"
(225.55mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1900
Jun–Aug 2020
3-Month
13.88"
(352.55mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1910
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2010
May–Aug 2020
4-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Apr–Aug 2020
5-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
17.92"
(455.17mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1988
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Mar–Aug 2020
6-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
3.44"
(87.37mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1910
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1993
Feb–Aug 2020
7-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
20.75"
(527.05mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1938
Jan–Aug 2020
8-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1910
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2017
Dec 2019–Aug 2020
9-Month
27.85"
(707.39mm)
23.16"
(588.26mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2017
Nov 2019–Aug 2020
10-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
25.14"
(638.56mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2016
Oct 2019–Aug 2020
11-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2016
Sep 2019–Aug 2020
12-Month
41.79"
(1,061.47mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
10.44"
(265.18mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar 2019–Aug 2020
18-Month
65.19"
(1,655.83mm)
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
14.15"
(359.41mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2017
Sep 2018–Aug 2020
24-Month
84.00"
(2,133.60mm)
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
21.31"
(541.27mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2017–Aug 2020
36-Month
117.66"
(2,988.56mm)
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2016–Aug 2020
48-Month
159.81"
(4,059.17mm)
125.25"
(3,181.35mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2015–Aug 2020
60-Month
201.23"
(5,111.24mm)
156.50"
(3,975.10mm)
44.73"
(1,136.14mm)
121st 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 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/