Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1948
1-Month
2.14"
(54.36mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 1910
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1977
Feb–Mar 1948
2-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 1958
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1951
Ties: 1961
Jan–Mar 1948
3-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1947 1958
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1897
Dec 1947–Mar 1948
4-Month
5.51"
(139.95mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1947 1958
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Nov 1947–Mar 1948
5-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2003
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Oct 1947–Mar 1948
6-Month
9.58"
(243.33mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1947 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1938
Sep 1947–Mar 1948
7-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug 1947–Mar 1948
8-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1945 1977
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1947–Mar 1948
9-Month
18.10"
(459.74mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Jun 1947–Mar 1948
10-Month
23.70"
(601.98mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1947–Mar 1948
11-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1947–Mar 1948
12-Month
31.40"
(797.56mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Oct 1946–Mar 1948
18-Month
40.58"
(1,030.73mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1964
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Apr 1946–Mar 1948
24-Month
59.41"
(1,509.01mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Apr 1945–Mar 1948
36-Month
92.08"
(2,338.83mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1935
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1944–Mar 1948
48-Month
123.42"
(3,134.87mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Apr 1943–Mar 1948
60-Month
152.86"
(3,882.64mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
4.52"
(114.80mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/