Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1959
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1910
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1977
Ties: 1954, 2002, 2011
Feb–Mar 1959
2-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1951
Jan–Mar 1959
3-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1897
Ties: 1903, 1992, 1999
Dec 1958–Mar 1959
4-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1958
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Nov 1958–Mar 1959
5-Month
6.40"
(162.56mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1958 2003
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2016
Oct 1958–Mar 1959
6-Month
7.95"
(201.93mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1958 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1958–Mar 1959
7-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Aug 1958–Mar 1959
8-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1977
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1958–Mar 1959
9-Month
18.51"
(470.15mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1958–Mar 1959
10-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
May 1958–Mar 1959
11-Month
23.80"
(604.52mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Apr 1958–Mar 1959
12-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1957 1977
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Oct 1957–Mar 1959
18-Month
33.06"
(839.72mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
-5.92"
(-150.37mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1964
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Apr 1957–Mar 1959
24-Month
54.89"
(1,394.21mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020
Apr 1956–Mar 1959
36-Month
80.50"
(2,044.70mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-8.54"
(-216.92mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1958 1935
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2020
Apr 1955–Mar 1959
48-Month
105.85"
(2,688.59mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
-12.82"
(-325.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Apr 1954–Mar 1959
60-Month
137.12"
(3,482.85mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
-11.22"
(-284.99mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1938 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/