Historical Drought Information for Northeast and North-Central Wisconsin

Even with recent rains, parts of far northeast and north-central Wisconsin are experiencing a severe drought as lakes and rivers remain near or below historic lows.  Click on the links below for a look at some of the more significant droughts across north-central and northeast Wisconsin since 1900. 

Part 1: Droughts from the 1970s to present 

Part 2: Droughts from the 1940s to the 1960s

Part 3: Droughts from 1900s to the 1930s

Additional Drought Resources

- Learn more about droughts

- The latest drought information in Wisconsin and the U.S.

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