Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1953
1-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1950 1910
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1977
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1923
Feb–Mar 1953
2-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1952 1958
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1951
Ties: 1897
Jan–Mar 1953
3-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1958
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1897
Dec 1952–Mar 1953
4-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1958
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Nov 1952–Mar 1953
5-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1952 2003
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2016
Oct 1952–Mar 1953
6-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2016
Sep 1952–Mar 1953
7-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1940 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–Mar 1953
8-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jul 1952–Mar 1953
9-Month
18.53"
(470.66mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1928, 1999
Jun 1952–Mar 1953
10-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1952–Mar 1953
11-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Apr 1952–Mar 1953
12-Month
27.37"
(695.20mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1949 1977
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Oct 1951–Mar 1953
18-Month
38.46"
(976.88mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1949 1964
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Apr 1951–Mar 1953
24-Month
62.34"
(1,583.44mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2017
Apr 1950–Mar 1953
36-Month
92.56"
(2,351.02mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
3.52"
(89.40mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1951 1935
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Apr 1949–Mar 1953
48-Month
121.35"
(3,082.29mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1952 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Apr 1948–Mar 1953
60-Month
147.70"
(3,751.58mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/