Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1901
1-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1900 1910
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1977
Feb–Mar 1901
2-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1900 1958
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1951
Jan–Mar 1901
3-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1900 1958
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1897
Ties: 1907, 1920, 1996, 2005
Dec 1900–Mar 1901
4-Month
4.71"
(119.63mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1899 1958
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2016
Ties: 1920
Nov 1900–Mar 1901
5-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1900 2003
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2016
Oct 1900–Mar 1901
6-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1900 1925
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2016
Ties: 1975
Sep 1900–Mar 1901
7-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1900 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Aug 1900–Mar 1901
8-Month
20.65"
(524.51mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1900–Mar 1901
9-Month
26.53"
(673.86mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Jun 1900–Mar 1901
10-Month
29.05"
(737.87mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1900–Mar 1901
11-Month
30.92"
(785.37mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Apr 1900–Mar 1901
12-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1900 1977
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Oct 1899–Mar 1901
18-Month
41.89"
(1,064.01mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1900 1964
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2020
Apr 1899–Mar 1901
24-Month
62.75"
(1,593.85mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 1898–Mar 1901
36-Month
89.70"
(2,278.38mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1900 1935
67th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 1897–Mar 1901
48-Month
116.63"
(2,962.40mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1899 1937
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2020
Apr 1896–Mar 1901
60-Month
152.38"
(3,870.45mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
4.04"
(102.61mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1900 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/