Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1910
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1977
Ties: 1931
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
2.20"
(55.88mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1958
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1951
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1958
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1897
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 1958
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1955 2003
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
7.46"
(189.48mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
12.62"
(320.55mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1968
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
16.98"
(431.29mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1954 1977
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
20.11"
(510.79mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
22.83"
(579.88mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
25.35"
(643.89mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1924
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
34.07"
(865.38mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
-4.91"
(-124.71mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1940 1964
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
56.62"
(1,438.15mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
84.78"
(2,153.41mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-4.26"
(-108.21mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1938 1935
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
112.15"
(2,848.61mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
147.12"
(3,736.85mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/