Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
1.29"
(32.77mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1969 1910
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1977
Ties: 1957, 2000
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1951
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
4.86"
(123.44mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1897
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2016
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2017
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
26.40"
(670.56mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
30.87"
(784.10mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
33.27"
(845.06mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
61.55"
(1,563.37mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
97.49"
(2,476.25mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1970 1935
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
124.32"
(3,157.73mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1937
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
150.43"
(3,820.92mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/