Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1950
1-Month
1.92"
(48.77mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1910
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1977
Feb–Mar 1950
2-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1949 1958
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1951
Ties: 1975
Jan–Mar 1950
3-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1949 1958
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1897
Dec 1949–Mar 1950
4-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1949 1958
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 1949–Mar 1950
5-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1948 2003
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Oct 1949–Mar 1950
6-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Sep 1949–Mar 1950
7-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1949 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Aug 1949–Mar 1950
8-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jul 1949–Mar 1950
9-Month
20.03"
(508.76mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Jun 1949–Mar 1950
10-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1949–Mar 1950
11-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1944
Apr 1949–Mar 1950
12-Month
28.79"
(731.27mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Oct 1948–Mar 1950
18-Month
39.32"
(998.73mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1949 1964
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Apr 1948–Mar 1950
24-Month
55.14"
(1,400.56mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
-4.24"
(-107.69mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Apr 1947–Mar 1950
36-Month
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1949 1935
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2020
Apr 1946–Mar 1950
48-Month
114.55"
(2,909.57mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Apr 1945–Mar 1950
60-Month
147.22"
(3,739.39mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/