Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Wisconsin

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1980
Ties: 1936
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1900
Ties: 2017
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
18.53"
(470.66mm)
17.92"
(455.17mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1976 1988
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Ties: 1942
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
23.33"
(592.58mm)
20.75"
(527.05mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1938
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1976 1910
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
26.21"
(665.73mm)
23.16"
(588.26mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
28.48"
(723.39mm)
25.14"
(638.56mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
29.92"
(759.97mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
35.01"
(889.25mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
58.96"
(1,497.58mm)
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
7.92"
(201.16mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
71.52"
(1,816.61mm)
62.69"
(1,592.33mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
99.05"
(2,515.87mm)
94.00"
(2,387.60mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1958
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
126.08"
(3,202.43mm)
125.25"
(3,181.35mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
156.84"
(3,983.74mm)
156.50"
(3,975.10mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/