Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of March 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, March 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2021
1-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2019 1910
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1977
Ties: 1997
Feb–Mar 2021
2-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Ties: 1909
Jan–Mar 2021
3-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Dec 2020–Mar 2021
4-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2015 1958
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2016
Nov 2020–Mar 2021
5-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2018 2003
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2016
Ties: 1960
Oct 2020–Mar 2021
6-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925, 1964
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2016
Sep 2020–Mar 2021
7-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
13.43"
(341.12mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Aug 2020–Mar 2021
8-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
17.22"
(437.39mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Jul 2020–Mar 2021
9-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
21.05"
(534.67mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Jun 2020–Mar 2021
10-Month
26.49"
(672.85mm)
25.18"
(639.57mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
May 2020–Mar 2021
11-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Apr 2020–Mar 2021
12-Month
32.73"
(831.34mm)
31.32"
(795.53mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1977
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Oct 2019–Mar 2021
18-Month
47.37"
(1,203.20mm)
41.00"
(1,041.40mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1964
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Apr 2019–Mar 2021
24-Month
76.46"
(1,942.08mm)
62.62"
(1,590.55mm)
13.84"
(351.53mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Apr 2018–Mar 2021
36-Month
118.46"
(3,008.88mm)
93.89"
(2,384.81mm)
24.57"
(624.07mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Apr 2017–Mar 2021
48-Month
154.30"
(3,919.22mm)
125.13"
(3,178.30mm)
29.17"
(740.92mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Apr 2016–Mar 2021
60-Month
193.46"
(4,913.88mm)
156.39"
(3,972.31mm)
37.07"
(941.57mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/