Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1947
1-Month
1.15"
(29.21mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1910
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1977
Ties: 1909, 1968
Feb–Mar 1947
2-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1958
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1951
Jan–Mar 1947
3-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1934 1958
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1897
Dec 1946–Mar 1947
4-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1958
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Nov 1946–Mar 1947
5-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1944 2003
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Oct 1946–Mar 1947
6-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Sep 1946–Mar 1947
7-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Aug 1946–Mar 1947
8-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1910, 1999
Jul 1946–Mar 1947
9-Month
18.02"
(457.71mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Jun 1946–Mar 1947
10-Month
23.59"
(599.19mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1946–Mar 1947
11-Month
26.98"
(685.29mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1946–Mar 1947
12-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Oct 1945–Mar 1947
18-Month
37.42"
(950.47mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1941 1964
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Apr 1945–Mar 1947
24-Month
60.68"
(1,541.27mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Apr 1944–Mar 1947
36-Month
92.02"
(2,337.31mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1942 1935
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Apr 1943–Mar 1947
48-Month
121.46"
(3,085.08mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
2.79"
(70.86mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1943 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Apr 1942–Mar 1947
60-Month
153.83"
(3,907.28mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
5.49"
(139.44mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/