Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1977
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1969 1958
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1951
Ties: 1987
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1968 1958
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1897
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1968 1958
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1968 2003
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
10.96"
(278.38mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1900
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
12.72"
(323.09mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-3.47"
(-88.14mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
25.67"
(652.02mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
28.28"
(718.31mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
39.36"
(999.74mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1968 1964
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
64.22"
(1,631.19mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2017
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
91.05"
(2,312.67mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
117.16"
(2,975.86mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1967 1937
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
152.84"
(3,882.14mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 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/