Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1939
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1977
Feb–Mar 1939
2-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1958
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1951
Ties: 1949
Jan–Mar 1939
3-Month
4.50"
(114.30mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1937 1958
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1897
Dec 1938–Mar 1939
4-Month
5.62"
(142.75mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1958
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1907
Nov 1938–Mar 1939
5-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1938 2003
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2016
Oct 1938–Mar 1939
6-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1934 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Sep 1938–Mar 1939
7-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2020
Aug 1938–Mar 1939
8-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1938–Mar 1939
9-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2017
Jun 1938–Mar 1939
10-Month
24.59"
(624.59mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2019
May 1938–Mar 1939
11-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Apr 1938–Mar 1939
12-Month
32.75"
(831.85mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2020
Oct 1937–Mar 1939
18-Month
42.33"
(1,075.18mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1938 1964
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Apr 1937–Mar 1939
24-Month
61.56"
(1,563.62mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2020
Apr 1936–Mar 1939
36-Month
85.16"
(2,163.06mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-3.88"
(-98.56mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Apr 1935–Mar 1939
48-Month
114.40"
(2,905.76mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Apr 1934–Mar 1939
60-Month
141.19"
(3,586.23mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
-7.15"
(-181.61mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/