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
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
0.78"
(19.81mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2002 1913
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1979
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2011 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2015
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
16.97"
(431.04mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1900
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
21.15"
(537.21mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
26.86"
(682.24mm)
24.69"
(627.13mm)
2.17"
(55.11mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
27.32"
(693.93mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
32.17"
(817.12mm)
29.12"
(739.65mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2012 1976
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
32.85"
(834.39mm)
30.14"
(765.56mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
34.19"
(868.43mm)
31.29"
(794.77mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2012 1910
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2000
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
59.66"
(1,515.36mm)
48.37"
(1,228.60mm)
11.29"
(286.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
78.74"
(2,000.00mm)
62.61"
(1,590.29mm)
16.13"
(409.71mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1989
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
118.48"
(3,009.39mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
24.56"
(623.82mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1989
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
156.05"
(3,963.67mm)
125.17"
(3,179.32mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1958
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
195.44"
(4,964.18mm)
156.42"
(3,973.07mm)
39.02"
(991.11mm)
122nd 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, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/