Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
1.58"
(40.13mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1939 1910
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1977
Ties: 1974
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1937 1958
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1951
Ties: 1916, 1984
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1934 1958
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1897
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 1958
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1918 2003
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1957
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
12.48"
(316.99mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-3.71"
(-94.24mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-5.04"
(-128.01mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-3.97"
(-100.83mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
22.22"
(564.39mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1937
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
24.28"
(616.71mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
32.97"
(837.44mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
-6.01"
(-152.65mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1964
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
57.03"
(1,448.56mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
85.84"
(2,180.34mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1935
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
109.44"
(2,779.78mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
-9.23"
(-234.44mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1938 1937
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
138.68"
(3,522.47mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
-9.66"
(-245.37mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/