Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
0.77"
(19.56mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1913
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1944
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1990
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2011 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2003, 2006
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
12.33"
(313.18mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
17.88"
(454.15mm)
16.97"
(431.04mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1900
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
26.85"
(681.99mm)
24.69"
(627.13mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
29.11"
(739.39mm)
27.32"
(693.93mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
32.15"
(816.61mm)
29.12"
(739.65mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
32.83"
(833.88mm)
30.14"
(765.56mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
34.17"
(867.92mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
59.64"
(1,514.86mm)
48.37"
(1,228.60mm)
11.27"
(286.26mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
78.72"
(1,999.49mm)
62.61"
(1,590.29mm)
16.11"
(409.20mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1989
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
118.46"
(3,008.88mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
24.54"
(623.31mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1989
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
156.03"
(3,963.16mm)
125.17"
(3,179.32mm)
30.86"
(783.84mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
195.42"
(4,963.67mm)
156.42"
(3,973.07mm)
39.00"
(990.60mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1933
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/