Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1910
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1977
Ties: 2019
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1951
Ties: 1955, 2000
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1897
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
8.04"
(204.22mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2003
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1992
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
20.49"
(520.45mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1946
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
24.46"
(621.28mm)
23.81"
(604.77mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
27.20"
(690.88mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
28.74"
(730.00mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1980
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
41.44"
(1,052.58mm)
38.98"
(990.09mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 1964
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
62.01"
(1,575.05mm)
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
90.29"
(2,293.37mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1935
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
126.23"
(3,206.24mm)
118.67"
(3,014.22mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
153.06"
(3,887.72mm)
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
4.72"
(119.88mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
47th 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/